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Weird Al's Comeback Claims Two Spots on Weekly YouTube Top 10 Parodies of Lorde and Pharrell lead Yankovic's viral resurgence

Master satirist Weird Al Yankovic recently came back on people's radars with his grammar-themed Word Crimes, a School House Rock version of Blurred Lines. Now, the singer-songwriter has paired up…

July 24, 2014, 12:11 PM EDT

Univision, ESPN Score Digital Victories During 2014 World Cup Both networks report record increases in traffic, livestreaming

Germany may have won the World Cup, but official U.S. broadcasters Univision and ESPN are both celebrating their digital performances. Across all its platforms, Univision Digital said it had more than 27.5…

July 15, 2014, 9:04 PM EDT

Inside ESPN's Social Media War Room During the Most Tweeted Sporting Event Ever Germany-Brazil shattered all World Cup expectations

I arrive late to the Germany-Brazil World Cup game on the assumption that I have plenty of time before the match really heats up. This turns out to be completely…

July 9, 2014, 3:07 PM 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

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

Listerine's World Cup Newsroom Will Turn Social Posts Into Ads Brand doubles down on Twitter, Facebook

Listerine plans to pull out all the bells and whistles on Facebook and Twitter this year for its first World Cup sponsorship. The Johnson & Johnson brand will lean on…

June 5, 2014, 4:56 PM EDT

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