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“M&M’s” most-trended search term on Google during Super Bowl

“M&M’s” most-trended search term on Google during Super Bowl

This year's Super Bowl seemed like it was all about the commercials and the halftime show, and it turns out that the top two trending search results on Google during the big game had something to do with both, at least in the US. "M&M's" topped the list at number one, while "Beyonce" came in at number two. Unsurprisingly, "Baltimore Ravens," "San Francisco 49ers," and "Colin Kaepernick" rounded out the top five.

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AppStore.com vanity URLs teased during Star Trek teaser

AppStore.com vanity URLs teased during Star Trek teaser

We got to see a lot of funny and great commercials during the Super Bowl last night, including a short teaser for Star Trek: Into Darkness. However, at the end of the trailer, you'll notice that the link to the official app uses a new AppStore.com vanity URL, which is the first time we've seen such a thing in public.

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Super Bowl XLVII: Tonight the Ravens’ playbook is an iPad

Super Bowl XLVII: Tonight the Ravens’ playbook is an iPad

The Baltimore Ravens have launched themselves into the future with a massive chop-down of the traditional binder full of plays for this Super Bowl Sunday, relying instead on the Apple iPad and the Gameplan mobile playbook environment. While this isn't the first time an NFL team has adopted the iPad specifically as their new locker room go-to device for time-out planning, tonight the developers at Global Apptitude LCC will be put to the test: it's Gameplan to the rescue!

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KIA Super Bowl ‘respect the tech’ commercials star sexy robots and space babies

KIA Super Bowl ‘respect the tech’ commercials star sexy robots and space babies

It's that time of year again. The time where every company that can manage airtime is throwing together their best ideas for NFL Super Bowl commercials. No one can forget the sexy KIA Optima commercial last year starring Adriana Lima, but this year KIA is going with "hotbot" robots and talking space babies to show off their new lineup for 2014. Take a peek at both below.

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Super Bowl 2013 streaming video sources: a brief guide

Super Bowl 2013 streaming video sources: a brief guide

This Super Bowl Sunday you're going to be working with slim pickings as far as choices for real live streams of the big game, but they do indeed exist. You can certainly go ahead and watch the game on your television with a regular ol' cable connection, of course, and that will bring you the highest-definition delivery without a doubt. But if you're all about the web and maybe even don't have a massive television or cable to connect, the internet will be your friend all day long.

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2.1 million football fans streamed the Super Bowl legally says NBC

2.1 million football fans streamed the Super Bowl legally says NBC

Federal authorities moved to shut down as many illegal streaming sites as possible ahead of the Super Bowl last weekend. It has become very common over the years for websites to illegally stream the Super Bowl, even Tom Brady did it. The big difference this year is the fans could watch the Super Bowl streaming from NBC legally and according to NBC, several million people did just that.

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Hulu users vote Honda’s ad as top Super Bowl commercial

Hulu users vote Honda’s ad as top Super Bowl commercial

Video streaming service Hulu teamed up with advertising group Ad Age to create an online portal that featured Super Bowl ads from this year and years past. Immediately after the big game, while much of the country was busy cheering and reveling, there were some dedicated commercial fans who voted on Hulu to choose their favorite ad of the night. The winner of the unofficial contest was actually just a teaser of one of the commercials that went live before the game - Volkswagen's "The Bark Side" ad preview.

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Foursquare shows us where people watched the Super Bowl

Foursquare shows us where people watched the Super Bowl

Yesterday, as all Super Bowls are, was a massive celebration of American tradition and an event that brought millions of people together. So you know what that means - it's time to analyze all the different possible social media channels that were impacted. We already know it was a record-setting day on Twitter, and now here's a look at where people checked in all around the country to various Super Bowl events.

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Twitter blew up in the final 3 min of the Super Bowl

Twitter blew up in the final 3 min of the Super Bowl

By any measure, Twitter is a very popular social networking/microblogging website. Millions of people around the world use Twitter every day to share things as mundane as what they had for breakfast to important business details. Twitter has in fact been beefing up its support for corporate pages by allowing companies more customization with the rollout of more enhanced pages. Something else that Twitter has been used for by more and more people is to share news of current happening events in real-time.

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Patriots quarterback Tom Brady admits he illegally streamed Super Bowl last year

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady admits he illegally streamed Super Bowl last year

At Super Bowl XLVI, Tom Brady will pretty much have the best seat in the house. But last year was a bit different - he was in Costa Rica and couldn't exactly tune in to watch the game on TV. So he did what any good football fan would have done. He watched it on an illegal Super Bowl website. For shame, Tom. For shame. And I'm not just saying that because I'm a Giants fan.

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