New Twitter “hashtags-emojis” for the Euros

The microblogging network has designed several hashtags on the occasion of the football European competition so that each user, when they write a tweet includes the official flag for each participant country or simply #EURO2016 for a smiley Trophy.

Twitter wants all users to enjoy to the maximum this Euro 2016. According to the social network, fans of the Wales National Team will be tweeting their support with a special emoji. By including the hashtag #TogetherStronger and #WAL on their tweets, users can see their posts take a different appearance with the inclusion of a ball with the Welsh flag. This functionality will be available to all participating national teams.

On the other hand, the network of microblogging has announced that ten minutes after the final whistle of the last match of the day, the Eiffel Tower will be lit with the colors of the football received more support team on Twitter that day. In addition, a selection of the best tweets of the day will be shown on the tower!!!

It has also revealed that between 10 and 20 Twitter creators from all over Europe are on track of the #EURO2016 to create exclusive videos and content for all users.

As pointed out by the social network, at the end of the key matches the tournament official accounts @EURO2016 and @UEFAEURO have asked followers to send their questions to the MVP and the best will be selected to answer them. To participate you must use the hashtag #AskMOTM.

Along with Twitter, Vine and Periscope will also be present during the tournament, which will have its own Vine channel where you can see the best six seconds videos every day. The application of Periscope will offer live video broadcasts of the UEFA accounts and specialized reporters.

“We are really excited that Twitter is in the heart of the experience of the # EURO2016. Since last summer sports tournament, the 2014 World Cup, the creative possibilities of Twitter have evolved tremendously “, said Colin Barthelemy, Coordinator on Twitter for the #EURO2016.