The Coolest World Cup Apps on Facebook

The world cup is certainly an unparalleled event in the world of sports, or the entire world for that matter. FIFA World Cup™ expects that 28 billion cumulative viewers will be watching the World Cup this year, that’s about 5 times more than the entire world population and certainly dwarfs the ratings of the of the Super Bowl.

This is also the first year that social media will play a central role in the coverage of the event and since this is the world’s most favorite sport, people have great expectations from the way social media sites will be utilized during this campaign.

Here, at Thoughtpick, we realize that there is an overwhelming amount of campaigns, apps, profiles, and pages dedicated to this event so we “thought” to dedicate this space to highlight the main ones that are going on right now.

Goal! Leaderboard on Facebook

Buzz: 1,194,000+ Fans

Support your team

The Goal!Leaderboard application has the prospect of causing World Cup fans to go to war with each other. The application is based on the idea of finding out which of the 32 World Cup teams has the most passionate fans. People will express their support for their team by clicking the “like” button on it. Currently, Chile is leading the pack with 406,000+ with the Italians on their trail with 396,000+.

5 Tips for Artists to Create their 1000 True Fans

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Scoial Media Networks

All artists might already be swimming in the social media sea; they have already befriended thousands upon thousands of people on MySpace and Facebook. Moreover, they are already spamming every denizen on the web with posts and message about how great they are and how people should vote for them on the latest Facebook competition. Somehow all those people who think this is the way to deal with social media are mistaken. They tend to miss the point completely.

An up and coming artist will need to work hard on earning their true fans. Even 1,000 true fans is great and will be able to sustain the artist on a pretty good living standard. That might be a surprise, but a true fan is the person who will not only buy the artist’s work, they will buy the special editions, attend the gigs and if, given the opportunity, would buy the kitchen sink as well. So, if we say that a true fan will contribute a $100 of their income per year towards that artist, the artist will be making a $100,000 a year.

So how to earn those true fans?

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