World Cup Beats Super Bowl On FaceBook & Twitter With Record Interactions

NMR has long suspected it, but never been able to confirm it until now: people outside of the USA use social media. The World Cup finale between Germany and Argentina pretty much destroyed Twitter and Facebook, setting new records on both sites for commentary.

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Twitter maxed out at 618,725 tweets a minute in the wake of Germany’s win, easily besting the previous record of 580,166 set during the German desecration of Brazil during the semi-finals. Facebook said that 88 million users made a record 280 million posts, likes and comments during the World Cup — an all-time high, besting the 2013 Super Bowl.

Now if only we could get that level of social media for something that really mattered …

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