World Cup 2014 begins on Thursday, June 12.
The match between Germany and Brazil generated 35.6 million tweets, breaking a Twitter record.
Forget FIFA -- the real World Cup has just finished in Brazil and a team of robots from Australia has taken out the top prize.
Company's first-quarter profit blew past Wall Street's expectations, due in part to FIFA titles. But it's delaying two highly-anticipated games to ensure success.
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.
Samsung releases the second half of its World vs. Aliens soccer match after the World Cup is over. Did the aliens win? Did the world end?
Germany vs. Argentina proves to be the biggest sporting event in Facebook's history, while Twitter says the game generated the most tweets per minute.
No stranger to insensitivity, social media pours some salt in Brazil's wounds with a deluge of wisecracks.
Social media is a company's best friend -- until it involves copyrights and trademarks. The latest example: Sports broadcasters are cracking down on 6-second clips of the World Cup.
Facebook's data team reports that World Cup watching users are having quite the O-gasms when they post news of goals.
Streaming of Thursday's key soccer games hits a record for ESPN -- and perhaps for video on the Internet, period.