Rio 2016

    • Instagram’s Best of 2016

      Selena Gomez absolutely crushed it on Instagram in 2016, accounting for eight of the 10 most-liked posts of the year, with soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo responsible for the other two. Gomez also topped the Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network in followers (103 million) and followers added in 2016 (more than 50 million).

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    • Rio 2016 Tops Twitter in 2016

      By David Cohen on Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:45 PM The 2016 Summer Olympic Games was the most-discussed topic on Twitter during 2016. Chief marketing officer Leslie Berland delivered the social network’s wrap-up of 2016 in a blog post, saying that the top 10 global trends on Twitter for 2016 were: 2016 Summer Olympic Games U.S.

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  • Newest Installment in Facebook Live Ad Campaign Focuses on Sports

    … and Jesse Lingard introducing the club’s new away kit. Peyton Manning announces his retirement from the NFL. Posted by Denver Broncos on Monday, March 7, 2016 Live games: Wayne Rooney’s Testimonial Match between the English Premier League’s Manchester United and Everton; USA Basketball exhibition games in the run-up to Rio 2016; and high-school…

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  • Facebook, Instagram Detail 2016 Paralympic Games Initiatives

    … Facebook and Instagram maintained their presence in Rio de Janeiro and announced several features for the 2016 Paralympic Games, which began Wednesday night. Users can add temporary profile picture frames to support their countries’ teams, available here. A video explaining the Games is available on the Paralympic Games Facebook page, which…

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  • 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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  • 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?

    … 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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