9 Impressive #WorldCup Social Media Stats
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.”___Tweet This
“The final #WorldCup match inspired more than 618,725 tweets per minute, a new record for Twitter.”___Tweet This
“.@Fifa’s Instagram account rocketed from 42,000 followers to nearly 1 million in 31 days.”___Tweet This
“During the #WorldCup, @DFB_Team & @Argentina increased their followers by 62% and 139%.”___Tweet This
“There were a total of 32.1 million Tweets about the #GERvsARG match.”___Tweet This
“The #WorldCup generated more FB interactions than the Super Bowl, Oscars & Olympics combined.”___Tweet This
“There were over 2.1 billion #WorldCup-related searches on Google.”___Tweet This
“On Facebook, people b/t the ages of 18 & 24 were most likely to say something about the #WorldCup.”___Tweet This
“Before the #WorldCup, the most Tweeted about event was the 2013 Superbowl that saw 24.9M Tweets.”___Tweet This
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?
My name is Jade and I'm the Social Media Manager for Simply Measured. We can find common ground in Beyoncé and Chipotle burrito bowls.