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World Cup Helps FC Barcelona Win Big on Instagram Social video rankings favor sports and simplicity

While sports fans around the globe have been glued to their TV sets for the World Cup, social media marketers for FC Barcelona have made great use of the huge…

July 10, 2014, 12:48 PM EDT

Germany-Brazil World Cup Match Was Bigger Than Super Bowl on Twitter Broke sports record with 35.6 million tweets

Yesterday's World Cup semifinal between Germany and Brazil (in which Germany routed the host nation 7-1, setting a record for largest deficit ever in a semifinal match) became the most…

July 9, 2014, 11:43 AM EDT

5 Funny Tweets at Brazil's Expense During World Cup Embarrassment Germany's rout draws plenty of humor

There's no crying in World Cup soccer, unless you want to end up a meme. Brazil fans lamented an epically bad first half—down 5-0 midway in the match—in its semifinal 7-1…

July 8, 2014, 5:58 PM EDT

Does America Now Like Soccer? World Cup Ratings Hint at It U.S.-Belgium got a 9.6 rating on ESPN, 1.8 on Univision

Yes, that's it for the U.S. in the World Cup, but we went out with a bang: ESPN boasted its second-highest rating ever for a soccer match with a whopping…

July 2, 2014, 4:32 PM EDT

How Audi Created the World's Biggest World Cup Scoreboard Guerrilla marketing worth at least $2.1 million

Anyone who remembers when Ikea installed living rooms inside of bus kiosks or Red Bull’s Nascar racing team set up a pit stop in the middle of Times Square knows…

June 27, 2014, 11:47 AM EDT

Neymar Teams Up With PayPal to Bring Clean Water to Brazilians Global fund-raising competition aids communities in soccer god's homeland

With all the attention on the World Cup, Brazilian soccer star Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior—such a powerhouse that he's known simply by his first name—is using his celebrity to…

June 20, 2014, 6:00 AM EDT

3 Reasons McDonald's World Cup Has Already Been Memorable Two good, one not so good

McDonald's is already an intriguing brand story when it comes to the FIFA World Cup, a three-week event that started yesterday. Below are three reasons why. 1. Sneaky stockings According to…

June 13, 2014, 4:35 PM EDT

ESPN, Univision Gear Up for World Cup Digital Play U.S. networks integrating mobile, social into coverage

The 2014 World Cup kickoff is mere hours away, and official U.S. networks ESPN and Univision are ready to welcome fans that will be following the games on digital platforms. "We know it's…

June 12, 2014, 1:20 PM EDT

Twitter Is Surprisingly Low on This List of World Cup Fan Plans Comes in fifth for news

Twitter looks like an underdog in the World Cup, according to a survey by RadiumOne. It was in just fifth place in a ranking of sites consumers would tap for…

June 12, 2014, 6:00 AM EDT

Study: Americans Love Soccer More Than Nascar Marketing to a swelling fútbol fan base

Not often considered a leading American sport, soccer now trumps Nascar in terms of popularity among Americans—with 22 times the number of people watching online, according to advertising intelligence and…

June 11, 2014, 11:59 AM EDT

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