As you can see, just a handful of teams have dominated in World Cup play for decades. But just to make it to the big stage is an honor for the countries that make the cut, and it would be great to see an underdog knock off the dynasties this summer in South Africa.
With all the recent changes in the banking and credit card industries, you’re bound to get more than a few e-mails or letters from your bank or credit card company.
But, wait. Was that last e-mail really from your bank?
It might have been, but there’s a pretty good chance it might not have been. Phishing is a pretty common practice for those trying to steal your identity. All they need is you username and password, and off they go, taking all your private financial information with them. Phishing is serious and you’ve probably been targeted whether you realize it or not.
To visualize the increase in Twitter activity over time, we have created a chart that shows the number of tweets per month back to mid 2008. It’s quite revealing.
Viewing this, it becomes very clear that not only was 2009 the year that Twitter’s popularity really exploded, it also shows that Twitter usage is still increasing rapidly.
When Toyota took over from General Motors as the world largest producer of motor vehicles in 2007 it was largely thanks to a reputation for durability that had been forged over decades. Toyota’s brand values have little to do with excitement or driving pleasure and everything to do with the comforting knowledge that this car will get you from A to B with a minimum of fuss and bother.