Opening Ceremony

  • Twitter Unveils Emojis for 2016 Paralympic Games

    … the Paralympic torch is still en route to the Maracana stadium for the Opening Ceremony Wednesday night, Twitter users can tweet with the #ChamaParalimpica and #Igualdade hashtags to power the torch and view heat maps of tweets from every region on the event’s official website. O revezamento da #ChamaParalímpica vai começar! A 1ª parada é em Brasília…

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  • Which U.S. Olympians Were Week One’s Instagram Medalists?

    … Aly Raisman had the most interactions on Instagram among U.S. Olympic athletes during the first week of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, while Michael Phelps gained the most followers and Lilly King saw the largest percentage increase in followers. Instagram provided SocialTimes with the following data from the day of the Opening Ceremony, Aug…

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  • Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony on Facebook, Instagram

    … The Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games Friday night prompted 109 million interactions from 52 million Facebook users and 52 million interactions from 21 million Instagram users. Facebook said in an email to SocialTimes that 15 million users in host country Brazil were responsible for 40 million interactions, while the U.S. saw…

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  • Facebook Introduces Rio 2016 Features

    … the MSQRD application, which is available for iOS and Android. Finally, Facebook users will see a special greeting atop their News Feeds (pictured above), leading them to a page with Olympic content including search results, conversations, events and Facebook Live videos. The social network will do the same prior to the Aug. 21 Closing Ceremony. Facebook users: Are you ready for Rio 2016? …

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  • Rio 2016: Instagram Photos Illuminate Christ the Redeemer Landmark

    … an exclusive pocket show from Brazilian singer and Team Brazil ambassador Ivete Sangalo. Instagram said in a Facebook Media blog post by Christian Rôças, who works on entertainment partnerships in Latin America for Facebook, that the Christ the Redeemer stunt will be repeated for Friday’s Opening Ceremony, as well as for the Closing Ceremony of Rio 2016 Aug. 21. Readers: Are you ready for Rio 2016? …

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  • Facebook, Instagram Head to Rio 2016 With NBC Olympics

    … Facebook and Instagram will be part of the NBC Olympics team for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games from Rio de Janeiro. The partnership will kick in prior to the Aug. 5 Opening Ceremony, with Facebook and Instagram helping NBC Olympics “engage with new audiences around the spectacle and pageantry that occurs when the world comes together…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Facebook- 25 readers -
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