Soccer AI Fooled By…A Ref’s Bald Head

Artificial intelligence has made some amazing advances in recent years, but there’s nothing like a bald head to highlight its limitations.

14.5 Million #EURO2016 Tweets Last Night

Twitter is still the leading social platform for one-to-many worldwide communication with over 14.5 million #EURO2016 tweets last night. Portugal defeated France to become #EURO2016 champions. Many of the players themselves posted on Twitter about the game to their millions…

German Nazi Toy Draws Lawsuit from Soccer Star

A German soccer star is none-too-thrilled about a Nazi doll that bears him a striking resemblance. Bastian Schweinsteiger, the German national team and Manchester United midfielder, has taken legal action against a Hong Kong-based toy manufacturer for selling a German…

FIFA 15 Is Out Today in the U.S.

After a long summer with few big game releases, the fall video game season is now here. As one of the largest publishers in the industry, EA is getting a head start with the release of its big sports titles.…

Lisa Vanderpump Accused Of Being Rude At Restaurant

Lisa Vanderpump seems like the type of woman who would know proper restaurant etiquette, but earlier this week she was accused of being rude and leaving behind a poor excuse for a tip. Lisa and her husband Ken Todd were…

Foursquare Now Offers Self-Destructing Tips

With Foursquare’s revamped app, tips are the new check-ins. Today, the company is trying to make tips more helpful by letting them disappear after they’re no longer relevant. Getting in on the ephemeral everything craze, Foursquare is unveiling ephemeral tips.…

Foursquare’s New App Coming Next Week as Company Battles Backlash

Foursquare probably knew that unbundling its features and removing check-ins altogether from its flagship app would ruffle a few feathers. I guess the company maybe thought there was the off chance that people would take to Swarm, its new check-in…

World Cup Final Was the Biggest Game in Facebook History

Did you feel like your Facebook news feed was dominated by posts about the Word Cup Final on Sunday? Well, it was. According to Facebook, Germany’s extra time victory over Argentina is officially the biggest sporting event in the history…

World Cup Highlight Twitter Bot Suspended After FIFA Takedown Request

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…

Brazil/Germany Was 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…

World Cup 2014 Is 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…

Wedding Gifts: To Registry Shop Or Not?

I always feel torn about wedding gift registries. Making my friends happy makes me happy. However, something about gift registries feels about as good as Facebook reminding me to wish my pals pairing off well wishes. Maybe it just brings…

Makeup Tips: From Nip Tuck To Subtle Tweaks

The Jenna Marbles makeup spoof went viral several years ago for two reasons. 1. It’s hilarious. 2. It’s hilarious because it’s true. 3. There is no 3 – but if you’re a profane-a-phobe, this is your warning that you might…

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…

John Anthony Brooks’ Game-Winner Made Twitter Absolutely Explode

Sure, there are plenty of great reaction videos showing crazed U.S. soccer fans losing their collective mind in the 87th minute of Monday’s World Cup game against Ghana. But I just love this simple timelapse of Twitter activity before and…

How To Add, Edit Or Remove A Form Of Payment In AdWords (New Google Video Walks You Through The Process)

Google has been putting out helpful little AdWords “quick tip” videos lately, and has just released one showing how to add, edit or remove a form of payment. It also shows you how to change primary and backup forms of…

World Cup-Branded FIFA Game Coming This Spring

The annual FIFA franchise is one of publisher EA’s biggest money-makers each year and the World Cup is the most-hyped sporting event in the world. It makes sense, then, that EA would put out a special World Cup edition of…

Weight Loss: Changes You Need To Make Now

Most Americans decide to jump into a weight loss plan right after the new year. It’s a good calatylst, the thought of a fresh start and a new you. But there’s no need to wait until the 1st to prepare…

Cholesterol Levels: Keep Them Lo-Ho-Ho-W This Xmas

Cholesterol is a hot topic this week, and for good reason– the Christmas dinner rivals the gloriousness of the Thanksgiving dinner, not to mention the cookies and sweets that seem to be everywhere all season. It has since been established…

Here’s Your First Real Look At FIFA 14 On The PS4

FIFA 14 is the fútbol simulation to own every year. Sure, there’s Konami’s PES franchise, but EA Tiburon has proven time and time again that it gets soccer better than anybody else. That, at least, was certainly true on the…