Follow the World Cup on Smartphones, Search Engines and Twitter!

The 2010 FIFA World Cup is upon us, and you can enjoy the games while getting up-to-date information and interaction on social media networks! You can follow the World Cup on TV and on your Smartphone as well as on all the major search engines and Twitter.

In search news, Yahoo has introduced search shortcuts for “World Cup Schedule”. Upcoming matches will appear on the top of the search results page, and clicking the “Complete Schedule” link will take you to the Yahoo Sports page.

Search “World Cup Schedule” on Google or Bing, and you’ll also see a list of upcoming games for this weekend. Click “Schedule” to get to the FIFA website to view the full schedule for the month and to watch the games live.

Twitter has announced a special mini-site devoted just to the World Cup 2010 South Africa. The site features tweets about the World Cup and even includes specific pages for individual matches. In the spirit of the games, if you go to the Twitter design page you can choose the “South Africa 2010” image as your Twitter background!

For Android mobile phone users, there are some excellent applications for the World Cup you may consider downloading to get the most of the experience. The World Droidcup is currently the most downloaded app. It provides users with group listings, a competition screen, a matches table and a feature that allows users to track real-time scores! Users can also get information about the stadium, the capacity and learn more about the city. World Cup 2010 is another great app for soccer fans, giving access to group standings, live updates and news.

It seems like everyone is getting World Cup fever around the biggest sporting event in the world. Use social media, search engines and mobile phone apps to make the most of your experience!