Social Media Today: Rainbow Doodle, Sochi And Twitter
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By Melony Roy
Google Shows Support for LGBT Olympians
Google is taking a stand against Russia’s anti-gay laws. Today’s Google Doodle shows support for LGBT Olympians during the winter games. The doodle features images of athletes in various winter games events with the rainbow flag, a symbol of LGBT pride.
The doodle also quotes the Olympic charter and is linked to search results for the set of rules and guidelines governing the Olympic Games.
Unhappy with your “look back”?
If you were unhappy with Facebook’s portrayal of your life since joining the social network, you may be able to tweak your “look back” video. TechCrunch is reporting Facebook will be launching an edit feature soon. The “look back” feature was launched Tuesday to celebrate Facebook’s 10-year anniversary.
NBC teams up with Twitter for Winter Games
NBC has formally partnered with Twitter to promote the Sochi games. During the games, Twitter will analyze data about the social conversation for use in NBC’s cross-platform coverage. Twitter and NBC’s editorial team will produce social media-centric segments under the handle @NBCOlympics.
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