Twitter introduced Hashtags in 2010 to allow users to embed flag emoticons in tweets. Use the hashtag (#) and then the first 3 letters of the country…like this #USA.
The World Cup Tournament is comprised of 32 countries, all of which have Twitter accounts and will be tweeting news on the race. If you want live news on this race, Twitter is the place to watch. Teams, players, coaches, press and fans will be tweeting the entire time. Even the Iranian team have Twitter accounts.
Twitter not only features 150 character text posts but also photos and videos.