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The 2018 #WorldCup is happening on Twitter

By Aneesh Madani
Thursday, 14 June 2018

World Cup fever is happening on Twitter and while India is not competing, we're proud that football fans in the country has made India among the Top 10 countries with the most World Cup related Tweets to date! Last week, our #WorldCup how-to-follow guide provided tips, including accounts and hashtags to follow, to help you join the global viewing party on Twitter. With the start of the World Cup, we’re excited to offer you even more ways to keep up with the all the action, on and off the pitch.

Twitter offers you and other fans around the world a front row seat to all 64 matches. Whether you’re on your mobile device or twitter.com, you can easily follow all the matches, players, coaches and more.

@FIFAWorldCup on Twitter

Fans should follow @FIFAWorldCup, the official Twitter account for updates provided by the Official Site of the FIFA World Cup. Here you will find match coverage, behind-the-scenes video and photos from Russia, and access to players throughout the #WorldCup. Fans around the globe can also stay close to the news and information from FIFA in a variety of other languages by  following @fifaworldcup_es, @fifaworldcup_de, @fifaworldcup_fr, @fifaworldcup_ar and @fifaworldcup_pt on Twitter.

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#WorldCup Emojis

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. You can add color to Tweets by using #WorldCup this summer.

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.

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Matchday Programs

@FIFAWorldCup will bring the matchday experience to your timelines by creating Twitter Moments for each match of the #WorldCup. Each Twitter Moment will act as a digital ‘matchday program’ for users to consume the top match content on the platform.

Keep up with What’s Happening during the World Cup

You can keep up with every shot, save, and goal on Twitter with our dedicated World Cup page and individual pages for every game, including scores, 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. Searching for “World Cup” brings you to relevant scores, Tweets and videos about the latest games.

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Stay close to @TwitterSports and @TwitterData to keep up with the action leading up to and during the World Cup, and remember to search for or tap on #WorldCup to enjoy the full tournament and match timelines.

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Aneesh Madani

‎@aneeshmadani‎

Head of Sports Partnerships, Asia Pacific at Twitter