The Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four will once again offer fans in Istanbul and around the globe the ultimate fan experience. Through multiple social media channels designed to enhance the enjoyment of the Final Four games and surrounding activities, you can expect to feel closer to the action than ever before whether singing at Sinan Erdem Arena, partying at the Devotion Fan Zone in Taksim Square or enjoying crystal clear streaming or HQ broadcasting of the games in your own living room. Through Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and more, you can connect directly with the stars on the court – and enjoy behind-the-scenes details, photos, instant game stats and analysis. Plus, everyone will have chances to compete to win special Euroleague prizes.
The ever-popular official @Euroleague handle will be joined by several more special Final Four Twitter accounts to deliver more content to fans than ever before. Media Services Manager Diego Fernandez - @EB_Diego - will always be close to teams and players to offer last-minute information on what is going on. Brand Management Executive Julien Vigand - @EB_Julien - will follow the fans in Istanbul and report on just how passionate and devoted they are to their teams. And PR Development Manager Carla Ferrer - @EB_Carla - will tweet on what’s taking place behind the scenes. Of course to complete the package of Euroleague tweeters, be sure to follow our growing Corporate Social Responsibility program - @Euroleague4Life.
The official hashtag of the 2012 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four is #TAEF4. Don’t forget to use the hashtag whenever you mention the Final Four on Twitter to keep the social media discussion going all week long. And don’t miss our #IfeelDevotion contest on Twitter. When you follow all the accounts associated with the Euroleague and retweet when they use the #IfeelDevotion hashtag, you will be entered to win a special Euroleague prize. The follower with the most retweets will win. The #IfeelDevotion contest begins at noon CET Friday and runs through 23:59 Sunday night.
The official Euroleague Facebook group can be found at http://www.facebook.com/TheEuroleague
and will be updated regularly with the latest news, photos and links to keep up to date with all the fun. Make the Euroleague Facebook page your first reference point for entertainment and fan information all week long. Likewise, the Euroleague For Life Facebook group (https://www.facebook.com/pages/EB-4-LIFE-Official-Group/55060942657
) will follow all the activities Euroleague players and teams do for others during this special week of basketball.
As always, the Euroleague will remain active on YouTube with game recaps, exclusive interviews and the latest news and highlights from the Final Four. The Euroleague's YouTube official channel can be found at http://www.youtube.com/Euroleague
Another new addition to the Euroleague fan experience is the Final Four Gigapixel Panoramic Photo. During the games, a mega-high definition 360-degree photo of the on-court action and all of the fans at Sinan Erdem Arena will be taken. From Monday, May 14, the photo will be available via Euroleague.net and the official Euroleague Facebook group, where fans can see what they looked like at the arena and tag themselves for others to see too!