#WorldCup breaks Twitter records

Germany's amazing 7-1 victory over Brazil in the World Cup semi-finale set a new record for Twitter: over 35.6 million tweets were sent during the match, making it the most discussed sporting event ever discussed on the social network. 

Germany's amazing 7-1 victory over Brazil in the World Cup semi-finale set a new record for Twitter: over 35.6 million tweets were sent during the match, making it the most discussed sporting event ever discussed on the social network. Tweets peaked at an impressive 580,166 tweets per minute around Germany's fifth goal, breaking another Twitter record.

As the World Cup final approachs, Twitter has put together an interactive infographic that depicts the conversations each nation is having on the social media platform. The visualisation demonstrates who's talking about who, and how each country's tweeting trends shifted as the event progressed. Check it out here!

Source: Press Release

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