Philippines, 14 August 2018 – With under four days to go until the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia, the conversation continues to heat up. Once it begins, Twitter will be the only place for sports fans to find real-time updates about what’s happening on ground and experience the excitement on and off platform.
In celebration of the biggest sport event in Asia, Twitter has 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.
5 days left until @asiangames2018 in Indonesia! ?????
— Twitter Philippines (@TwitterPH) August 13, 2018
Available until the month of October, the emoji will appear when the following hashtags are used in Tweets:
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.
— Philippine Sports Commission (@psc_gov) August 14, 2018
— ESPN5 (@Sports5PH) August 9, 2018
— Arianne Mallare (@ariannemallare) August 12, 2018
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