How to get Tokyo 2020 Olympics updates on Social Media

Watch and follow instant Tokyo 2020 Olympics Updates from your fingertips. Yes, it is now available on the apps we use daily, WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat: apps to get the latest news updates. It’s a different experience this time due to the pandemic with audience seats empty, and celebrations taking place virtually. To make the most out of the 2020 Olympics, these social networking platforms have introduced new tools that people can use to have an interactive experience.

How to follow Olympics on Facebook?

Facebook has a hub that features highlights from official Olympic broadcast partners, team and athlete’s overviews.

This Facebook Olympics hub can be accessed through the hashtags #Olympics and #Tokyo2020.

How to follow Olympics on Instagram?

On Instagram, Facebook has introduced the AR effects for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. This allows the Olympics fans to attempt to mirror the movements of Miraitowa, the official Olympics mascot.  Based on the performances, users can earn AR medals through this filter.

The other AR effect features the official beat music of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. These AR effects are available on the official Olympics Instagram and Tokyo 2020 Instagram accounts.

The official Instagram account will also showcase behind the scenes with eleven Olympians on Reels.

How to get Olympics updates on Whatsapp?

WhatsApp has a dedicated Olympics chatbot built on the WhatsApp Business API. WhatsApp users can connect with the chatbot to get the latest news on the Olympic Games.

This includes information like the schedule, medal standings, highlights, and local broadcasts. The WhatsApp Olympics chatbot also has official stickers that can be collected by taking part in a quiz via the chatbot.

How to get Olympics updates on Snapchat?

Snapchat users can get the latest updates from the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The IOC has a daily “Olympics Highlights” show in India which features the key moments of the Olympic Games. There’s another show called “Best of Olympics” which covers the top athletes and stories of the past editions of the Olympics. These shows can be found in the Discover section of the Snapchat app.

Snapchat has also launched a ‘Train like an Olympian’ AR lens featuring a set of three exercises that users have to complete before time runs out.

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