Germany wins, and a new record is set on Twitter!
The World Cup final set a new Twitter record for tweets per minute for an event: 618,725 TPM (tweets per minute) at 6:37 PM Brazil time when Germany won the World Cup with a 1-0 extra time victory over Argentina on Sunday in Rio de Janeiro. The match generated a total of 32.1 million tweets.
As the match progressed, the Twitter activity varied and it shot up amazingly when Germany hit the goal.
As per Twitter data, the #GER vs #ARG #WorldCupFinal hashtags reached 618,725 tweets per minute (TPM), breaking the record set in the Germany vs Brazil match, which got 580,166 TPM. Here is a list of the players who got the most mentions in the world cup final (#worldcupfinal) tweets:
In terms of total number of tweets, the Brazil vs Germany semi-final match is still at the first position with 35.6 million while the final match hit the second highest at 32.1 million.
Memorable tweets from the 32.1 million! –
— FIFAWorldCup (@FIFAWorldCup) July 13, 2014
— Germany (@DFB_Team_EN) July 13, 2014