Your Twitter Cheat Sheet for Super Bowl XLIX

By Adam Flomenbaum 

We’re hours away from Super Bowl XLIX, and there’s a good chance that you will be watching the game with a chicken wing in one hand and a Twitter-loaded device in the other. We can’t help you with the former, but we can help get you set for the latter.

  • The official hashtag is #SB49
  • When making Deflategate or Tom Brady references, make sure to include @Patriots
  • When making 12th Man or Beast Mode references, make sure to include @Seahawks
  • If you miss a big moment, it is worth following @NFL, which, with support from Draft Kings (@DraftKings), Ford (@FordTrucks), Pizza Hut (@pizzahut), and Disney (@DisneyPictures), will be tweeting the best highlights immediately following plays
  • NBC is broadcasting this year’s game. The NBC Sports crew has displayed its social savvy all season, and especially in the lead-up to tonight’s game. @SNFonNBCwill provide real-time news and photos along with #MySuperBowlPick content from celebrities. For in-depth stats, @ProFootballTalk and@NBCSports will post news and information on the game, and behind-the-scenes content from PFT Live
  • If you’re just tuning in for The Pepsi (@Pepsi) Super Bowl Halftime Show, make sure to follow headliner Katy Perry (@KatyPerry) and special guest Lenny Kravitz (@LennyKravitz)