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Nets Social Net Savvy

The Nets' social networking visibility has dramatically increased over the last several years with a presence on Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, YouTube and MySpace.  Their traffic on Facebook is up 350% and Ben Couch's offerings on NetsBasketball are now followed by 23,000 tweeps. That's up 300%.  Fast Company Magazine thinks the Nets are in the top five of NBA teams.  What drives traffic most?  "When mysterious billionaire owner Mikhail Prokhorov, aka the 'Russian Mark Cuban,' posts a video".

However, with only seven players --Terrence Williams, Anthony Morrow, Devin Harris, Kris Humphries, Travis Outlaw, Joe Smith and the leader, Johan Petro-- tweeting, the Nets have fallen behind the Knicks, who boast one of the biggest Twitter communities among NBA teams with 11 players tweeting.  The Thunder and Bucks also have 11.