by Kabir Nagpal
Being social doesn’t have to be in person! Amazing technology is in our hands today, players, fans and the ITTF across social media have engaged in fun activities to keep everyone busy expressing their love for this amazing sport.
It has become increasingly important to keep everyone involved at such a difficult time.
Here’s our top campaigns of last week:
Instagram Live Take Overs
The athletes across table tennis are gathering in droves at the official ITTF social channels to address their fans with fun Q&A’s – and to make it even more fun, best friends like Hugo Calderano and Kanak Jha, Kristian Karlsson and Patrick Franziska have been quizzing each other with our Instagram Live TakeOvers!
Check out our latest one by Indian superstar Manika Batra and her close friend, the top Romanian athlete Bernadette Szocs here:
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New ITTF TikTok & WTT LinkedIn accounts!
In an effort to make sure there is no shortage of table tennis content for our fans to consume, the ITTF is now live on the social media sensation TikTok! Thanks to your support, we now have almost 600 followers, 5500 likes on our account, with fans treated to hilarious videos daily!
Of course, to make sure our business partners are aware of our possible future ventures, the World Table Tennis LinkedIn page is also live. Check it out here!
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World Championships Rewind
In the month of May, we were supposed to be treated to a whole bunch of exciting World Championships action – and we at ITTF are making sure that still happens!
The World Championships rewind happening daily – in a live blog format – live out the entire month of May with every day’s worth of thrilling World Table Tennis Championships action from the start of the games!
Best of Hong Kong Open
Each day commencing at 12.00 GMT on Monday 4th May, matches can be relived on the ITTF Facebook page and YouTube. No geographical restrictions; there is access to all matches since 2010, it’s your one stop for everything that’s table tennis!