By Nicole Conlan
June 10, 2014

Twitter is getting in the World Cup spirit by releasing a series of new features for the World Cup. The latest feature allows users to use a hashtag with a three-letter country code to put the flags of each World Cup team in their tweets.

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Twitter will tally up all the Tweets using these "hashflags" in the days leading up to the World Cup and use the data to assemble the World Cup of Tweets bracket before the first match starts. These images are great news for people who like Twitter but think there's too much reading involved!

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