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World Cup the most talked about event on social media ever

Not only is Germany taking home the trophy, but Twitter and Facebook also saw record numbers during the games with more than 672 million tweets and 3 billion interactions during the last month.

By July 14, 2014

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World Cup's Germany-Brazil game is most-tweeted sports event

The match between Germany and Brazil generated 35.6 million tweets, breaking a Twitter record.

By July 9, 2014

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Luis Suarez apologizes on Facebook for taking bite out of World Cup opponent

The controversial Uruguayan striker uses social media to go back on his earlier denial of chomping the shoulder of Italy's Giorgio Chiellini.

By June 30, 2014

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US loses to Germany but World Cup streaming scores big

Streaming of Thursday's key soccer games hits a record for ESPN -- and perhaps for video on the Internet, period.

By June 26, 2014

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Suarez World Cup bite sets off Twitter meme frenzy

Harkening Mike Tyson's famous gnawing of Evander Holyfield's ear, the soccer star is pictured wearing a dog cone, with fangs, as Hannibal, and more.

By June 24, 2014

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The million-dollar app that exists to say "Yo"

A new messaging app has just one message -- "Yo" -- but its potential reaches far beyond that one simple word.

By June 19, 2014

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How modern tech makes photographing the World Cup a snap

A lot's changed for veteran shooters like Getty Images' Richard Heathcote. Powerful tools speed the tourney's best shots to fans.

By June 8, 2014

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How to prepare your TV for watching the World Cup

In a few short weeks the world will be consumed by soccer, er, football. Whether you're a casual, every-four-year watcher or a die-hard hooligan, here's a few ideas to improve the watching and listening experience.

By May 30, 2014

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New FIFA app to stream World Cup draw live to your phone

Fancy watching the draw live, wherever you are? Now you can with FIFA's app for iOS and Android.

By December 1, 2013

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The 404 620: Where Wilson got beaten by an octopus (podcast)

On today's episode of The 404 Podcast, hosts Jeff Bakalar and Wilson Tang welcome Justin Yu back into the studio. He chats up his skydiving adventure and life on the West coast, and the crew also discusses the usual stories from the Internet including Paul the Octopus predicting the entire World Cup, the recent never-ending heat wave, and a Japanese senior citizen arrested for hitting a student who wouldn't give up his seat on the bus.

By July 12, 2010