SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – 11 June 2018 – No matter where you are in the world, Twitter is one of the fastest ways for you to see what’s happening at the #TrumpKimSummit in Singapore on June 12th, as well as to discuss with other people interested in this historic summit. In collaboration with a wide range of news partners, Twitter can be used to get real-time updates as follows:
Livestreams on Twitter
There will be three livestreams on Twitter in English, Korean and Japanese languages that will allow you to watch broadcast-quality live video of the summit, see the real-time Twitter conversation about the event, and instantly Tweet to join the global conversation, all in a single screen. Live coverage is available immediately for the logged-in and logged-out audiences worldwide on Twitter by clicking one of the livestream options below on any connected device:
● Japanese: https://twitter.com/i/events/1004215980426317825
News partners across the region include 7News Australia (@7NewsSydney), 9News Australia (@9NewsAus), ABC News (@ABC), ABC News Australia (@ABCNews), Arirang TV (@ArirangTV), Bloomberg (@BloombergAsia and @tictoc), Fuji TV (@houdoukyoku), NBC News (@NBCNews), SBS (@SBS8News) and TBS (@tbs_news).
Blue Rooms on Twitter
Arirang TV, supported by the Korea Press Foundation, will be holding a special “Korea Peace Talk” Twitter Blue Room, a live 120-min session starting at 3:00pm SGT on Mon, June 11th. To be broadcast from the Korean press center at the Swissotel The Stamford hotel in Singapore, the Blue Room will be moderated by Anna Fifield (@annafifield), Washington Post’s Tokyo-Seoul bureau chief, and she will be joined by a panel of Korean political experts: Kim Joonhyung, a professor at Handong Global University of Korea; Kim Jiyoon, a research fellow at the Asian Institute for Policy Studies; John Delury (@JohnDelury), an associate professor from Yonsei University, and Shawn Ho, an associate research fellow from Nanyang Technological University. Follow @arirangworld to watch Arirang TV’s Blue Room on Twitter.
Bloomberg will be hosting a special TicToc Blue Room, a live 30-minute session starting at 10:30am SGT on Tue, June 12th. Taking place on the rooftop of the iconic Fullerton Hotel in Singapore, the Blue Room will be hosted by Yvonne Man (@YvonneManTV), Bloomberg’s anchor for DayBreak Asia, and her panel will be Bloomberg’s White House Correspondent Kevin Cerilli (@kevcirilli) and Bloomberg’s Korea reporter Jihye Lee (@TheJihyeLee). As it is the first time TicToc will be broadcasting live from Twitter’s Blue Room, the show will leverage the speed and conversation on Twitter to bring expert analysis and insights. Follow @tictoc to see Bloomberg’s Blue Room and submit questions with the #TalkTrumpKim hashtag.
Twitter has launched a #TrumpKimSummit emoji to recognise this important moment. The design of the emoji shows two hands touching palm-to-palm, with one hand in the USA colours and the other hand in the North Korea colours.
The emoji will appear in Tweets using the following hashtags from now to June 25th:
Get your front row seat to this important event by following and participating in the #TrumpKimSummit conversation on Twitter today!
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