The World Cup that was : a look back through social media

Woodford, Darryl & Prowd, Katie (2014) The World Cup that was : a look back through social media. The Conversation, July(15).

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On Sunday, Germany held the World Cup aloft after scoring a goal in extra time. Somewhat surprisingly, the final wasn’t the most tweeted event of the 2014 tournament: that title went to Germany’s demolition of Brazil in its semi-final four days earlier, which ended up being the most tweeted sporting event in history.

Let’s take a look back at some of the bigger stories of the World Cup from social media, as well as the prominence of the event in Europe...

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ID Code: 73974
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES (200100)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 The Author(s)
Deposited On: 15 Jul 2014 22:39
Last Modified: 09 Oct 2014 00:32

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