With the R’s Premier League campaign underway, we wanted to take a moment to answer some of your questions that we frequently get asked about the club’s social media site …
Q: Why is the club on Twitter?
A: We see the social media platform as a great way of interacting with our fans, bringing them closer to all matters at the club.
We also use @OfficialQPR
as a channel for fans to hear official club news first!
allows the club to have an official voice within the Twittersphere, building a community of fans worldwide.
A: Our press and media department manage and run the official Twitter page on a daily basis, with our Multi-Media Officer overseeing the way we use the platform.
We work closely with other departments within the club to bring fans the latest news.
Q: Why doesn’t the club comment on transfer speculation?
A: The R’s have been proactive during the last three transfer windows, but as a club we don’t speculate on rumours and paper talk.
We update our fans with official news as soon as we have it. It’s not official, until it’s @OfficialQPR
A: We receive thousands of mentions and requests from fans worldwide and we value every single view.
Unfortunately, it isn’t possible to retweet everyone, so please bear with us and don’t be disappointed or stop Tweeting us!
A: Our in-depth coverage begins early with exclusive photos, official team news and behind-the-scenes content.
During the match we provide minute-by-minute updates.
We also provide a post-match insight, as well as a number of new ideas that we will be testing throughout the season.
Q: Is ‘Player X’ really on Twitter?
A: This is a question that we most often asked, especially with the number of fake and parody accounts there are on Twitter.
So, we’ve made an official list of first-team players, press, community and commercial accounts that are genuine.
You can find the list HERE
– we continue to update this list throughout the season.
Q: Why don’t more players Tweet?
A: Social media isn’t for everyone, but some of our players that are on Twitter love to engage with the fans.
The official list can be found HERE
Q: What is QPR Player? It is often mentioned in Tweets? A:QPR Player
is the club’s interactive TV channel where we post exclusive club interviews, extended highlights, pre and post-match press conferences and behind-the-scenes features that you can’t find anywhere else.
At the moment, we are currently allowing fans to experience the full QPR Player
treatment for FREE
with our two week trial.
is the club’s official hashtag that it has adopted.
We use this hashtag within our tweets to encourage fan interaction and trending topics.
We sometimes use other various hashtags depending on the nature of our Tweets …”@OfficialQPR can confirm the signing of midfielder Esteban Granero from Real Madrid #QPR #WelcomeEsteban”
We really appreciate all your Tweets, retweets and replies.
We hope this information is useful and gives you an idea of what to expect over the season.