FIFA World Cup Football 2014 in Brasil is starting from 12th June. Only few days are away. Social Media like Facebook, Twitter are going crazy with the fifa world cup. The supporters are uploading the photos. In previous world cup in South Africa, the social media was quite smaller in comparison to present situation. The online re3action is going to break all previous record. Brasil has 86 million active users of Facebook. So you can imagine how they are celebrating the fifa world cup in their country.
Social Media is like a fever for young generation. Any one can follow the Fifa World cup 2014 in Facebook ,twitter. Get the latest video in youtube. This World cup is also called the world cup of social networking. You can to stay up-to-date on scores, players, and the national team through various social networks. According to Erhardt, the World Cup in Brasil will be “the biggest social event ever”. To get update in facebook, Hit like on the verified facebook page, Follow the right account in Twitter. Use Hash tags for better search results.
The stars of football are the players. Messi, Neymar, Ronaldo are probably the most wanted players. There are also other popular players who dominates insdocal media like King. As for example, Wayne Rooney, Sergio Aguero, Andres Iniesta, Diego Forlan, Alexis Sanchez, karim Benzema etc. The social media will be flooded by their posts and photos.
Players like Neymar Júnior, Cesc Fàbregas, Andres Iniesta, Danny Alves, Gerald Piqué, Giorgio Chiellini, Ike Casillas and others with high activity on Twitter rarely tweet in English. But, if you are multilingual, you’ll enjoy following them as well.
Take note that there are some big names like Lionel Messi and Mesut Özil who are not active on Twitter. Also know that Italy’s Mario Balotelli and the entire Italian squad have been banned from using social media by the coach during the event as way to stay focused on the game. But, you can be sure their representatives will tweet on their behalf – Source: www.makeuseof.com
If you miss the TV, the next thing you should follow is twitter. You will get real time fast update only in Twitter.
There are several dozen unofficial Twitter accounts which you may want to check out too, such as:
- @FIFAcomClub (connecting fans)
- @FIFAworldcup14 (unofficial guide to the World Cup)
- @FIFAWorldCupTM (news)
The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (English: International Federation of Association Football ) is the international governing body of association of football. FIFA organizes the World Cup. FIFA headquarters are in Zurich, Switzerland, and its current president is Sepp Blatter.
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Predicting the 2014 FIFA World Cup using Social Media
The infographic below by Stay Sourced predicts the 2014 FIFA World Cup using Social Media, and in particular – Twitter followers. Teams are pitted against each other based on the actual 2014 FIFA World Cup draw and the winner between teams is determined by the no. of followers on the Twitter platform. The no. of followers is calculated based on the no. of followers which each player possesses, summing that up to get a quantity for the team as a whole.
Why Brasil 2014 Will Be The First Truly Social World Cup
Sony Creates ‘Social Media Broadcast Channel’ for World Cup
Sony has created a single online platform, called One Stadium Live, to bring together conversations and content across Twitter, Facebook and Google+ before and during the World Cup. Mr. Bailey described One Stadium Live as being “like a social broadcast channel for football.” He added, “It will be like turning social content into TV content. You’ll be able to tune in and see what people are saying, but in an engaging and entertaining way. It won’t feel like just a load of Twitter hashtags – it will be a snapshot of what the world is feeling.”
The last tournament in 2010 attracted two billion TV viewers, and since then internet use has increased by 53%, Twitter use by 13,500%, and Facebook has gone from 300 million to one billion users, according to Isobar.
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