Social Media Today: The World Cup Gets Social, @JFKsaid Returns to Twitter
By Melony Roy
“Hashflags” are back
When fans tweet a hashtag followed by their country’s three-letter abbreviation, a flag will appear in the tweet.
Fans can also keep up with all the World Cup action on Twitter by using and browsing the #WorldCup and #WorldCup2014 hashtags.
Facebook launches World Cup hub
The hub will include scores and highlights from matches, a feed with real-time posts from friends, players, and teams, as well as an interactive map displaying where fans of top players are located.
Facebook’s Trending World Cup can be accessed by clicking on World Cup in its Trending section, located on the right-hand side of News Feed.
JFK Library has relaunched President Kennedy Twitter account
The account had previously been used to live-tweet Kennedy’s presidency, but ended on Nov. 22, the date of his assassination.
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