How to use Social media to stay updated on Brazil World Cup 2014

Brazil World Cup 2014

Brazil World Cup 2014

The most awaited sporting event on the planet has now begun with opening ceremony underway in Brazil, so which team are supporting this year at #WorldCup.

Twitter has made #WorldCup more accessible by introducing special features that help you support your team much better.

Twitter introduced a video titled “Love Every Second” that goes with #WorldCup theme, very beautiful depicted with every kick comes lot of tweet birds.

Customize your profile by selecting the team you want to support from a list of teams like Spain, Germany, Portugal and many more.


Twitter Customize profile - Select team

Twitter Customize profile – Select team

After team selection, you can select from library of images belonging to that country and customize your profile and timeline image.

Twitter Customize profile - select profile & timeline image

Twitter Customize profile – select profile & timeline image

Go to World Cup timeline and click on + plus sign to add it your homepage and get to see live updates of score in real time on your timeline.

World Cup Timeline

World Cup Timeline

Twitter gives a list of people you can follow, so you get can live updates, photos, videos of event on your profile. Go on and follow your favorite players.

Select List of Famous People

Select List of Famous People

Add your favorite team country flags in your tweets, using hashflags by typing # followed by your country code. Click on globe icon when tweeting #WorldCup to convert your tweets to your country language.

Tweets Hashflags WorldCup

Tweets Hashflags WorldCup



So follow the #WorldCup on Twitter, Facebook also has introduced a special page called FacebookRef, that gives real time updates.

FacebookRef for World Cup updates on Facebook

FacebookRef for World Cup updates on Facebook

So stay updated and follow your favorite team on Twitter and Facebook, we support the team that plays the best!

For more news on Social media, stay tuned to #Hotcore or Tweet to us @Hotcorenet


Thor: The Dark World game revealed for iOS & Android by Gameloft

Gameloft has released the Official game teaser of Thor: The Dark World for iOS & Android phones. All you superhero fans of Thor, here’s a chance to play as one of Marvel’s most iconic superheroes.

In this game, Thor must restore order to the Nine Worlds and lead Asgardian forces in over 100 exciting missions.The game is releasing this fall and will be available for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Android.

Check out the video below:


Google announces specifications for new launched Google Glass


Google has announced the specifications for Google Glass, its upcoming heads-up display.

Here they are:

  1. A display that’s comparable to a “25 inch high definition screen from eight feet away.”

  2. 5 megapixel camera

  3. 720 video recording

  4. Bone conduction audio

  5. Connectivity – 802.11b/g Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Micro USB port

  6. Memory – 16GB flash memory storage; 12 GB usable and synced with Google’s cloud storage

  7. Battery –  standby time of a day, less if you’re doing video recording or Google+ Hangouts.

  8. Adjustable nose pads, with two sizes of extra pads.

The site says Glass will be compatible with “any Bluetooth-capable phone” but a companion app, called MyGlass, will require Android 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or higher, in order to enable GPS and SMS message delivery.

 Google has already dispatched  first 2000 units of Google Glass, It is priced at $1500 approx Rs. 80,000. It is available for sale on official website Google Glass, currently it shows stock over, more coming soon, you can signup and you will be informed when more pieces are available.