After greater than a 12 months of delays attributable to COVID-19, India is prepared for its largest ever contingent in Olympic historical past to showcase their laborious work, resilience, dedication and hope on the #TokyoOlympics. Twitter is the place this dialog will unfold, with 59% extra individuals Tweeting every day about sport in 2021 in contrast with 2020. People throughout the nation are taking to Twitter to comply with real-time updates, take part in conversations and join with sport lovers world wide.
For the primary time ever, the official #Olympic Games emoji on Twitter shall be accessible in over 30 languages, together with English and Hindi.
In truth, followers will be capable of be part of the dialog in regards to the Games with greater than 200 emojis, spanning:
● Olympic sport (#Archery, #Athletics, #ArtisticGymnastics, #Badminton, #Boxing, #Equestrian, #Fencing, #Golf, #Hockey, #Judo, #Rowing, #Sailing, #Swimming, #TableTennis, #Tennis, #Weightlifting, #Wrestling, amongst many others)
● Medals (#Gold, #Silver, #Bronze) and
● National nation flags (#IND, amongst different international locations)
Tweeting with these hashtags will set off emojis from July 22, 2021 till August 8, 2021.
In addition, Twitter in partnership with Indian Olympic Association (@WeAreTeamIndia) has additionally launched customised flag emoji for #TeamIndia. India shall be one of many solely 4 international locations – others are US, UK and Canada – to have a particular emoji for its workforce, i.e., #TeamIndia, in order that Indians can cheer on their athletes and really feel a way of camaraderie once they do this.
Over the years, Twitter has redefined how followers join with their favorite athletes and sport. Today, Twitter is exclusive and complementary to the expertise of viewing the perfect of sports activities, in India and globally, as followers keep knowledgeable and join with each other to rejoice, talk about and even analyse sporting moments on the service. Here is how followers can comply with what’s occurring round Olympics this time round with #OnlyOnTwitter experiences:
Every Olympics, individuals confidently Tweet their ‘knowledgeable’ opinions on sports activities they actually don’t know a lot about. This time we’re turning followers into actual specialists. Simply by Tweeting #ExpertEngine @Olympics and any sporting occasion hashtag, corresponding to #Boxing or #Wrestling, followers will mechanically obtain a video reply educating all of them about that sport. Class is in session.
Olympics Explore Tab
In a primary, Twitter may have a devoted tab within the Explore part of the app referred to as #TokyoOlympics, which can characteristic Event Pages, Partner Moments, Twitter Moments, Topics and Lists. Fans in India can take pleasure in all of the updates on the particular Events web page in English and Hindi for the 18 occasions that India is collaborating in. In addition, Twitter India may have almost 300 Hindi occasion pages for the sports activities that the Indian contingent is participating in. People will be capable of comply with all of the real-time updates at one faucet and click on, in different phrases, no extra FOMO.
Twitter Lists are a compilation of varied Twitter accounts.People can create their very own Lists or comply with these created by others. Viewing a List timeline will present a stream of Tweets from solely the accounts on that List, making it simpler for individuals to seek out what pursuits them. For the Olympics, followers can merely comply with Lists curated by Twitter:
● Indian contingent
● Indian media
● Global athletes
● Global media on the Games, and
● Health and security updates from the authorities
Topics use machine studying to seek out associated Tweets on a topic. Twitter has Topics throughout quite a few curiosity classes you can comply with to see what’s occurring on the issues that matter to individuals. When one chooses to comply with a Topic, they’ll see Tweets from an entire host of accounts which might be specialists, followers or simply have a tendency to speak about that factor loads on Twitter. To assist followers really feel nearer to the athletes and the competitors, Twitter has launched new Olympic-related Topics for every workforce giving customers an choice to comply with accounts of athletes and sports activities with a single faucet. Fans can comply with the Team India Topic to customize their timeline with prime Tweets. Topics can be found each in English and Hindi.
Make no mistake, Twitter would be the roar of the gang within the coming weeks and the place sports activities followers in all places shall be coming for the newest content material and dialog. Stay tuned because the real-time conversations across the #TokyoOlympics proceed to unfold on Twitter.
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