The New York Football Giants announced today that it will host a Super Bowl XLVI Social Media Night (Join the Convo: #NYGsocial) on Thursday, February 2 from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m EST. The event will be broadcast live on Giants.com/NYGsocial from the team hotel in Indianapolis. The webcast, hosted by Anita Marks, will feature heavy usage of Twitter, Facebook and Google+.
The Giants are creating hashtags for the participating players - Jake Ballard, Steve Weatherford, Tyler Sash and Prince Amukamara -- to allow fans to submit questions via Twitter, Facebook, or Google+. In addition to the players, Giants alumni and current broadcasters will be answering questions submitted to #NYGsocial from their personal accounts throughout the broadcast.
Also, for the first time, the Giants will be holding Google+ Hangouts. Twenty lucky fans will be taking part in live video chats with Victor Cruz, Corey Webster, Mark Herzlich, and Henry Hynoski.
The Giants will randomly select fans for the Google+ Hangout on Wednesday, February 1. If you would a chance to be selected, add the Giants to your circles and visit their Google+ page. Fans will be notified by Thursday morning if they have been selected.
To submit your questions to Giants players for the broadcast, use the following hashtags for each player on Twitter:
TE Jake Ballard: #askBallard
P Steve Weatherford: #askSteve
S Tyle Sash: #askSash
CB Prince Amukamara: #askPrince