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A PC MAG article on the World cup brings to light some amazing social media statistics for the World Cup craze. A whopping 3.6 billion people are expected to watch 64 matches over 32 days, and talk about it on social media.

Some of the outstanding stats include:

  • The World Cup is expected to be no different. Based on prominent hashtags—#WorldCup, #Brazil2014, #Brazil—Twitter counted more than 350,000 tweets per day about the competition.
  • Filtered photo service Instagram had 236,860 World Cup-related photos posted over a five-day period. Some of which, undoubtedly, from Portugal national team captain Cristiano Ronaldo, Australian player Tim Cahill, Spanish footballer David Villa, and New Jersey native Tim Howard.
  • The official FIFA World Cup handle, boasts 1.45 million followers.

* To see more statistics check out this great infographic by Crimson Hexagon.

Google has also jumped on board with the World Cup Craze, creating an amazing infographic page of what the world wants to know during the tournament. Well designed, humorous and incredibly creative- Google’s visual story is brilliant! Check it out – Google trends.

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