#BecauseF̶u̶t̶b̶o̶l̶ Tennis

Jun 25 • Social Media, Twitter • 1788 Views

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Do you need a break from all the World Cup games and coverage going on these days? Not into men biting other men?

 

 

Ha ha.

 

Well, you’re in luck! The US Men’s Soccer Team doesn’t play again until Thursday, so you have time for a quick tennis break, and Wimbledon started yesterday.

 

Twitter users can follow @Wimbledon for updates and stories:

 

 

 

 

… or follow the conversation around #Wimbledon:

 

 

(Does this guy like Apple or what?!)

 

@Wimbledon is also doing some cool stuff at the actual event.

 

There is a big screen—a real, physical screen— at the event that is incorporating social media into the championship. @Wimbledon is asking questions on Twitter, and the answers are being pulled to pit spectators and Twitter users against each other:

 

 

And then—this is big, people—Twitter is actually holding a daily selfie competition. It is all done through the #TwitterMirror. People can pose for a picture for a chance to win official @Wimbledon swag:

 

 

 

I’m not going to mention any names, but I know some people who would be very qualified for this selfie competition…

 

Leo
Source: Tumblr

 

In sum, go show @Wimbledon some Love! (Haha…see what I did there?  Corny tennis joke, everyone… just laugh already).

 

 

top photo by Stuart Slavicky / Shutterstock.com

 

 

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