Super Bowl XLIX a Win for Fb, Twitter

The New England Patriots weren’t the one winners ultimate night time time — the Large Bowl moreover made historic previous on social media.

Twitter hailed the Large Bowl XLIX between Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots as "in all probability probably the most tweeted @Superbowl ever," with a report-breaking 28.4 million tweets in the middle of the printed, beating ultimate yr’s 24.9 million, consistent with the social media platform. Fifteen million additional people have been talking in regards to the recreation on Fb this yr over last yr, totaling sixty 5 million individuals and 265 million posts, hyperlinks and suggestions.

The forty ninth soccer frenzy did not beat in all probability probably the most tweeted sports activities actions recreation, however, with 2014’s FIFA soccer semi-final between Germany and Brazil gaining 35.6 million tweets.

Based mostly on Twitter, the three key moments in Sunday night time time’s recreation have been when the Patriots gained, Malcolm Butler intercepted a transfer by Russell Wilson and Katy Perry accomplished her halftime effectivity.

On Fb, in all probability probably the most Super Bowl chatter acquired right here from the New England states of New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Maine and Massachusetts, with the Seahawks’ residence state of Washington coming in fifth.

When it obtained right here to NFL players, Tom Brady was in all probability probably the most-talked about New England Patriots participant, whereas Marshawn Lynch obtained right here in as in all probability probably the most talked-about Seahawks participant.



— NBC Info Staff and Alexandra Gibbs, CNBC

First revealed February 2 2015, 6:26 AM