We’ve already filled you in on all the tips and tricks for setting up a global viewing party on Twitter in the #WorldCup how-to-follow guide. You know all the best accounts and hashtags to follow, now as we approach the final countdown before kickoff, we’re excited to offer even more ways to keep up with the all the World Cup action, on and off the pitch.
A fresh way to keep up with What’s Happening during the World Cup!
You, and other fans around the world, will get a front row seat to all 64 matches on Twitter.
A new look Twitter events format is the simplest way to keep up with the World Cup. We’re rolling out a dedicated World Cup page and individual pages for every game, which will be a one stop shop for scores updates, Tweets, videos, and Moments.
You can find these pages at the top of your timeline, in search, or in Explore! Available on Twitter for iOS and Android as well as mobile.twitter.com in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, Korean, French, Italian, German, Russian, and Arabic.
Just search for “World Cup” and you’ll find relevant scores, Tweets and videos about the latest games.
Getting the best of the #WorldCup in Australia
We’ve partnered with SBS to give you a premium World Cup viewing experience. Tune in to Twitter, for the most riveting World Cup content and conversation.
SBS is broadcasting a live show with host Lucy Zelić (@LucyZelic), streamed exclusively on Twitter from Moscow’s Red Square from 7:30pm AEST each match day (23 shows, in total). The live show will feature The World Game guests and other football experts, who will bring audiences a range of match action, previews, recaps and the best Twitter highlights, as well as segments produced by the SBS team in Moscow. Here’s last night’s first installment with @LucyZelic and @Craig_Foster discussing Les Murray’s legacy, the @Socceroos chances, and their tips for the tournaments big guns.
Following SBS @TheWorldGame and want to make sure you don’t miss a thing? Tap the account notification button for timely #WorldCup updates.
You can do this for your favourite team, player, coach, commentator, or even a fan account. Be the first to see the Tweets.
@OptusSport Retweet to remind
Don’t miss those all important kicks off from Russia with @OptusSports’ Retweet to remind. For example, to get a reminder before each match in Group C featuring the @Socceroos, simply Retweet this Tweet from @OptusSport, to receive a Twitter notification when each match in the group in about to begin.
@FIFAWorldCup on Twitter
Follow @FIFAWorldCup, the official Twitter account, for updates provided by the Official Site of the FIFA World Cup, including match coverage, behind-the-scenes video and photos from Russia, and access to players throughout the #WorldCup.
Fans around the world can Tweet with hashtags in seven languages -- English, Spanish, French, German, Russian, Arabic and Portuguese -- to trigger special #WorldCup emojis throughout the tournament.
Each team will also get their own country-specific emoji as well. Use a hashtag in front of the relevant three-letter country code, and that country’s flag will appear after the text.
So, if you’re a football fan, stay close to @TwitterSportsAU and @TwitterData to keep up with all the World Cup action, show your support for the Aussies by Tweeting#GoSocceroos, and hit the Explore tab or search for #WorldCup to get the most out of full tournament and match timelines on Twitter.