World Cup 2014 final sets a new Twitter record with 618,725 tweets per minute

July 14, 2014

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.

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As the match progressed, the Twitter activity varied and it shot up amazingly when Germany hit the goal. Here’s the Twitter activity mapped out with the match time:

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! –


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