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World Cup Was the Biggest Thing on Facebook in 2014

World Cup Was the Biggest Thing on Facebook in 2014

By Josh Wolford December 9, 2014

It’s that time of the year again – the time for year-in-review updates. Facebook is early to the party, and has already announced the most-discussed topics of the year. With its massive global reach, it should come as no surprise …

World Cup Highlight Twitter Bot Suspended World Cup Highlight Twitter Bot Suspended

And here’s the corner from the DMCA…it’s a line drive…right at FIFA, who’s on a run – FIFA with the header…GOOOOAAAAAALLLLLLLLLLLL!!! In other words, FIFA has successfully petitioned Twitter to suspend the increasingly popular @ReplayLastGoal account, a single-purpose Twitter bot …

FIFA World Cup Final: Argentina vs. Germany

After watching their national team crash out of the World Cup following a humiliating 7-1 loss to Germany, it seems the worst might be yet to come. Rivals Argentina have just defeated the Netherlands in a thrilling penalty shootout (4-2). …

Brazil/Germany Videos Uploaded to Pornhub

Brazil’s 7-1 throttling at the hands of Germany in Tuesday night’s World Cup semifinal was so brutal that many decided to compare it to an act of public humiliation, in a sexual sense. The joke wound up hitting top porn …

Brazil/Germany the Biggest Game in Twitter History Brazil/Germany the Biggest Game in Twitter History

Normally, it’s hard to watch a massacre. But for World Cup soccer fans, watching Germany beat the dead horse that was the Brazilian national team on Tuesday afternoon was an exercise in morbid curiosity. They can’t score again, right? There’s …

Radamel Falcao Criticizes Ref on Twitter

Colombian forward Radamel Falcao took to Twitter Friday to criticize Spanish referee Carlos Velasco Carballo following the 2-1 loss to Brazil in the World Cup Quarterfinal. The injured Falcao isn’t the only one blaming the ref for sloppy officiating. It …

Robert De Niro Crashes World Cup Party

Robert De Niro isn’t a huge soccer fan. He was interested enough in a recent game, however, that he crashed a random World Cup viewing in Brooklyn last week so he didn’t miss watching the U.S. compete against Germany. The …

Warren Sapp Stiffs Waitress, Explains Reasons

What’s the protocol for tipping at a restaurant if you’ve received poor service? According to Hall of Fame defensive tackle Warren Sapp, the protocol is to stiff the waitress. Before we condemn Sapp to the Hall of Shame for customers, …

World Cup the Most Popular Event in Facebook History World Cup the Most Popular Event in Facebook History

If you’ve spent any time on social media over the past couple of weeks, you’ve likely been inundated with posts about the World Cup. We know that it’s making an unprecedented impact on online conversation – breaking social media and …

World Cup 2014: Who Is James Rodriguez?

Move over Messi! There’s a new football star rising courtesy of an outstanding World Cup performance. Meet James Rodriguez. The 22-year-old Colombian talent is gaining global recognition thanks in large part to his brilliant goals, well timed assists, and (of …

FIFA World Cup: Craziest Moments Of The Groups Stage

With the groups stage of competition over, there have already been enough upsets, controversies, and scandals to make up an entire World Cup competition. And there are still a couple weeks of the World Cup left! Let’s take a look …

World Cup Scores Huge on the Internet World Cup Scores Huge on the Internet

Now the the group stage is over and we finally have a day’s rest before the knockout stage begins, let’s reflect on this year’s World Cup in terms of how it was received, discussed, and propagated online. Like many, you …

Luis Suarez Faces FIFA Charge for Biting Chiellini

Luis Suárez faces FIFA sanctions for allegedly biting opponent Giorgio Chiellini in Tuesday’s World Cup game between Italy and Uruguay. Suárez, who is known both as Uruguay’s superstar player and soccer’s bad boy, appeared to have bitten Italian defender Chiellini …

Tijuana Drug Cartel Leader Arrested in Mexico

Since June 12, World Cup fever has swept the entire world, with millions upon millions of people tuning in to watch every match. The fervor has been especially apparent in North America this year as both Mexico and the United …

Beats Headphones Thrive Despite World Cup Ban Beats Headphones Thrive Despite World Cup Ban

You won’t see any stars wearing Beats by Dre headphones on the pitch or at press conferences during the 2014 World Cup, but that doesn’t mean that Beats aren’t enjoying a nice marketing opportunity. As Reuters reports, FIFA has banned …

Miss BumBum Kicked Out Of Portugal Training Camp

It seems that Andressa Urach does not easily give up when it comes to grabbing the attention of her alleged former flame Cristiano Ronaldo. Urach, also called Miss BumBum, was on the news just last week for welcoming the Portugal …

Spain Sent Packing After 0-2 Loss To Chile

Spain’s 1-5 loss to Netherlands last week exposed Spain as a weak team. On Wednesday, Chile also beat Spain, confirming that the reigning World Cup champs are no longer the elite team they once were. Wednesday’s match, saw Chile outplay …