Game of Thrones is created by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss for HBO. It is an American TV drama series. It is adopted from George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire. The series involves the members of several noble houses in a civil war for the Iron Throne of the Seven Kingdoms. This has garnered a great fan base with wide acclaim by the critics. It has won several awards. It deals with religion, civil war, crime, Social hierarchy and punishment. It has a high fan engagement & huge fan following across the world.
Blogosphere & Social Media is agog with the Game of Thrones series. HBO utilized social Media to promote the series & also to post screening event. HBO’s Join the Realm site lets users create own Family arms. If you already have a house, you can even edit it. Its twitter handle has millions of followers & thousands of tweets. Celebrities with their gifts from Game of thrones showcased it on twitter & Instagram. This was retweeted by their followers. Its facebook account has millions of likes & great fan engagement & amplification. Several Tumblr accounts have also been created for fans to follow & share pics.
Following is a list of social media profiles of Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones Twitter
Game of Thrones Facebook
Game of Thrones Website
Game of Thrones Tumblr
Game of Thrones Google+
Game of Thrones Youtube
Game of Thrones HBO
Game of Thrones Apple itunes
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