GAA Selfie Case Study
Gaelic Athletic Association is the largest sporting organization in Ireland. Founded in 1884 by highly spirited Irishmen that realized the need to establish an organization to make athletics accessible as it was once played solely by aristocrats during that time.
GAA promotes hurling, handball and football. It also promotes Irish music, song and dance to enrich its cultural heritage. Today, GAA has over 2,200 clubs in all 32 counties of Ireland. GAA collaborated with Shazam, Electric Media and Appetite Creative to create an entertaining mobile experience. Users could Shazam the TV ad and enter the branded mobile experience. Mobile users can take then a selfie, choose their county and a flag with their chosen crest and phrase will appear. Users also had the option of a fan cap with which they can adjust to different sizes and move around. Users can share the selfie on Facebook or Twitter for a chance to win 2 tickets to the Irish Football Final.
Interaction rate within the app:
4.65% 8 times higher than the benchmark 0.61%
62% of Users shared their selfies: 31% Facebook. 59% Twitter