Instagram fans get special view of FIVB Puerto Vallarta Open
Lausanne, Switzerland, May 9, 2014 – The FIVB Instagram account is proving more popular than ever, as fans head to the mobile platform to view photos from the start of the 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour and volleyball events.
One photo in particular, showing a birds-eye view of the court at the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Puerto Vallarta Open had nearly 2,000 likes.
Puerto Vallarta, the Pacific Ocean resort city on Mexico’s west coast, Bahia de Banderas, is hosting its first FIVB Beach Volleyball international double-gender FIVB Puerto Vallarta Open event, through Sunday.
To celebrate its Instagram fans and the start of the 2014 season, the FIVB is inviting fans at any FIVB volleyball or beach volleyball event to use the #FIVB hashtag in any of their images at the venues.
When sharing their photos, fans have the chance to be featured for #FanPhotoFriday, as well as the opportunity to be featured in a fan photo album on the FIVB Facebook page. To enter photos, fans should upload their photos on Instagram, and tag @FIVBVolleyball in their photo, as well as use the #FIVB hashtag in the comment.
The FIVB has an active presence on Instagram – a mobile photo and video-sharing social networking service – and actively shares photos daily.
Fans can see photos highlighting all FIVB events, re-posts from FIVB athletes and fans, and view volleyball lifestyle images on the platform.
Here are some more recent highlights from the FIVB Instagram account: