Google Knows You’re Not Working During The World Cup

Caught red-handed by the all-seeing eye of Google.

From today’s Google Doodle:

Last year, the outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, suggested that the first round of the NCAA tournament would cost companies roughly $1.2 billion in lost worker productivity. And that’s just one long weekend. The World Cup lasts one month and is a global event. According to ESPN, about 11 million people watched United States play Ghana last Monday, while 4.8 million watched the match on Univision. Thank god it’s summer.

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Charlie Warzel is a senior writer for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York. Warzel reports on and writes about the intersection of tech and culture.
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