Rio 2016

  • Facebook, Instagram Detail 2016 Paralympic Games Initiatives

    … will also feature daily 360-degree videos from Rio. The social network also played a key role in the #FillTheSeats crowdfunding campaign, launched by Greg Nugent, director of marketing for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, and U.S. Paralympians Hannah McFadden and Tatyana McFadden, with a post by the latter tallying nearly 1,000 shares…

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  • 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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  • Rio 2016, Week One: Michael Phelps Wins Facebook Gold

    …, and Canada was the top country discussing Rio 2016 in terms of percentage of monthly active users. Week one’s most-talked-about athletes on Facebook were: Phelps Mónica Puig Simone Biles Gabby Douglas Ryan Lochte The most-talked-about events were: Swimming Gymnastics Rugby And the countries with the highest percentage of MAUs discussing the Games were: Canada Brazil U.S. Vietnam U.K. Readers: Did you interact on Facebook during the first week of Rio 2016? …

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

    … U.S. Olympians with the largest follower gains, by percentage: King, 515 percent (to 21,300) Townley Haas, 510 percent (to 17,900) Ryan Murphy, 261 percent (to 34,300) Katie Ledecky, 213 percent (to 173,500) Kathleen Baker, 196 percent (to 21,000) Simone Manuel, 161 percent (to 36,600) Readers: Have you interacted on Instagram during Rio 2016? …

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