Opening Ceremony

  • Twitter Unveils Emojis for 2016 Paralympic Games

    … The 2016 Summer Olympic Games may be history, but Twitter hasn’t packed up and left Rio de Janeiro yet: The 2016 Paralympic Games begin Wednesday. Twitter launched a series of hashtag-triggered emojis for the Games, and they are available in seven languages: Portuguese, English, Spanish, French, Japanese, Korean and Arabic. And while…

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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

    …: As for Instagram, the top hashtags used in posts related to the Opening Ceremony were: #rio2016 #olympics #olimpiadas2016 #rio #olimpiadas #riodejaneiro #brasil #openingceremony #olympics2016 #brazil The top emoji were: The most-viewed video came from Jay Blankenau, a volleyball player for Team Canada: And the photo that drew the most likes came…

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  • Facebook Introduces Rio 2016 Features

    … Facebook introduced a host of features in advance of Friday’s Opening Ceremony for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Users can add temporary profile picture frames to their profiles to support their countries. Starting Wednesday, country flag masks can be added to photos and videos, including Facebook Live videos, via…

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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…

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