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The #AsianGames2018 is happening on Twitter

By Maurizio Barbieri
Tuesday, 21 August 2018

With the opening ceremony being held on August 18, the 18th Asian Games has officially started. From President @Jokowi’s motorbike ride, traditional dances by thousands of dancers, to the amazing and jaw-dropping fireworks; the world expressed their admiration on Twitter about the #AsianGames2018 opening ceremony!

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Twitter offers you and other fans around the world a front row seat to the Asian Games 2018. No matter where you are; you can go to Twitter to get real-time updates on your favorite national team, sports, schedule, or results and engage in the #AsianGames2018 conversation on your timeline.

 

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@asiangames2018 on Twitter

Fans should follow @asiangames2018, the official Twitter account for updates provided by the Official Site of the Asian Games. Here you will find schedules, results, and other behind the scenes updates from Indonesia.

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#AsianGames2018 Emojis

In celebration of this biggest sport event in Asia, Twitter has also launched three special emojis in the shape of:

 

  • the official Asian Games logo,
  • a torch that symbolizes the energy of Asia,
  • and the 3 mascots -Bhin Bhin, Atung, and Kaka- that reflect Indonesia's diversity with three animals, each from different regions in Indonesia.

Available until the month of October, the emoji will appear when the following hashtags are used in Tweets: #AsianGames2018, #AG2018, #AsianGames, #18thAsianGames, #EnergyOfasia

 

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To keep updated on all of the conversation; fans can follow @AsianGames2018, as well as search for and Tweet with the official Asian Games 2018 hashtags above.

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@Maurizio

Maurizio Barbieri

‎@Maurizio‎

Head of Sports Partnerships, Southeast Asia