Well, it’s sad to say but the World Cup is finally over. Soccer fans around the world are already reliving the tournament through highlights, memes, hashtags, listicles, etc. – unless you’re an Argentina or Brazil fan. Fans are already taking to social media to express their dismay, so placate all your followers with some of these impressive #WorldCup social media stats from CNN, Twitter, BBC, and CNET.
“The final #WorldCup game alone spurred 280 million interactions by 88 million people on Facebook.”___
“The final #WorldCup match inspired more than 618,725 tweets per minute, a new record for Twitter.”___
“.@Fifa’s Instagram account rocketed from 42,000 followers to nearly 1 million in 31 days.”___
“During the #WorldCup, @DFB_Team & @Argentina increased their followers by 62% and 139%.”___
“There were a total of 32.1 million Tweets about the #GERvsARG match.”___
“The #WorldCup generated more FB interactions than the Super Bowl, Oscars & Olympics combined.”___
“There were over 2.1 billion #WorldCup-related searches on Google.”___
“On Facebook, people b/t the ages of 18 & 24 were most likely to say something about the #WorldCup.”___
“Before the #WorldCup, the most Tweeted about event was the 2013 Superbowl that saw 24.9M Tweets.”___
Thanks for the memories, #WorldCup. We can’t wait to see which events rival the tournament’s social media dominance. Perhaps a Seahawks Superbowl repeat?