Now that the World Cup is over, why not relive the best of the tournament just one more time? Why not relive the U.S’s impressive march to the round of 16, Germany’s big win over Brazil on its home turf, and the championship game itself? And why not do it in 22 seconds? While this… Continue reading Relive the Entire 2014 World Cup in 22 Seconds
If you didn’t watch the Germany vs. Brazil World Cup game, you missed one of the most impressive offensive displays and a game full of record setting. Germany, who won 7-1, set a record with five goals in the first 29 minutes of the World Cup semi-final match half. In addition, four of Germany’s goals… Continue reading Germany’s 7-1 World Cup Defeat of Brazil Sets New Record on Twitter
In the world of the World Cup, soccer fans and sportscasters yelling “goal” is no strange thing. But does “goal” make sense in the world’s many languages? A data analytics team from AllFacebook took a look at the social network to determine how users across the globe express the words “soccer” and “goal” on Facebook.… Continue reading How Do Facebook Users Across the Globe Express “Soccer” and “Goal”? [MAP]
The World Cup is full of soccer stars, but two athletes have stood out more than the rest in social media chatter. Lionel Messi of Argentina and Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal have made waves on sites like Twitter, but which of the two stars is more popular? According to social media analytics group We Are… Continue reading Which World Cup Player Is More Popular on Twitter, Messi or Ronaldo?
In a game with one of the quickest goals in World Cup history, it’s no surprise that the match also fared well on Twitter. According to MemeBurn, one of the more exhilarating World Cup games so far, the USA vs. Ghana match, had some impressive numbers on Twitter including total amount of tweets, peak moments… Continue reading The US Soccer Team Triumphed Over Ghana on the Field and Twitter [REPORT]
The opening game of the 2014 FIFA World Cup kicks off on Thursday, and the world is getting pretty excited – especially host country Brazil. From donning silly outfits to dressing up their dogs, Brazilians and people around the world are already cheering on Brazil. Here are some of the best Instagrams of people preparing… Continue reading Preparing for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, as Told by Instagram [PHOTOS]
As Brazil gears up to host the opening match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup vs. Croatia on June 12, Twitter is preparing to host the games online. From announcements of teams’ final rosters to speculation about game outcomes and trash talk between fans, Twitter is abuzz with World Cup chatter. So how can you… Continue reading How to Follow the 2014 World Cup on Twitter
The 2014 FIFA World Cup is fast approaching and, like it or not, your Facebook News Feed is about to be filled with posts by soccer fanatics. According to data recently released by Facebook, 500 million of Facebook’s 1.2 billion users are soccer fans. Of those, some 48.9 million fans live in the U.S, ranking… Continue reading Soccer Fanatics Are About to Fill Your News Feed With World Cup Chatter [CHART]