Twitter To Unveil Rio Olympics 'Moments' And Emojis

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 04: The official logo for the Rio 2016 Olympics games displays during a press conference of Two Years to Go to the Rio 2016 Olympics Opening Ceremony on August 4, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)
(Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

Twitter is gearing up for the Rio Olympics by adding a new section in its Moments feature to capture all of the biggest moments.

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Fans can get into the spirit by tweeting a three-letter country code hashtag displaying flag emojis for every team, including the Refugee Olympic Team (#ROT). "Twitter, Vine and Periscope will offer fans inside access, commentary, highlights, and conversation throughout the Games and as the action unfolds," Leslie Berland, Twitter's chief marketing officer, said in a blog post. There will be hashtags displaying emojis in English, French, Portuguese and Spanish. The social network will also offer "Twitter Buzz," a customized tour bus rolling through Rio and featuring tweets and Periscope broadcasts through its windows, along with free Wi-Fi.

 

Twitter to unveil Rio Olympics 'Moments' and emojis

Twitter is gearing up for the Rio Olympics by adding a new section in its Moments feature to capture all of the biggest, well, moments. The social network is also releasing hundreds of emojis for the Olympics, which will open in three days.