Super Bowl XLIX is Most Tweeted Super Bowl Ever with 28.4 Million Tweets
Super Bowl XLIX set the record for most tweets for a Super Bowl with over 28 million tweets, beating last year’s game.
The most tweeted moment of the game came in the last minute with 20 seconds left.
Via Press Release:
Over 28.4 million global Tweets containing terms related to the game and halftime show were sent during the live telecast (from kickoff through 30 minutes after the clock expired). #SB49 was the most Tweeted @SuperBowl ever, surpassing last year’s game.
Here are moments that generated the biggest peaks of Twitter conversation, measured in Tweets per minute, during the live telecast:
Malcolm Butler (@Mac_BZ) intercepts a pass by Russell Wilson (@DangeRussWilson) 1 yard from the goal line with 20 seconds left in the game: 395,000 TPM
@Patriots defeat @Seahawks to become #SB49 champions: 379,000 TPM
End of @KatyPerry’s halftime performance: 284,000 TPM
Most-mentioned @Patriots players on Twitter during the live telecast of #SB49: Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski (@RobGronkowski) and Julian Edelman (@Edelman11)
And these were the most-mentioned @Seahawks players on Twitter: Marshawn Lynch (@MoneyLynch), Russell Wilson (@DangeRussWilson), Chris Matthews (@TheRealCMaTT13)
The halftime show (8:10-8:25pm EST) featuring @katyperry, @LennyKravitz and @MissyElliot lit up Twitter as well, generating over 3 million Tweets.