UNSUPPORTED BROWSER
Extra Mustard

Twitter's World Cup Data Is Fascinating

Twitter1

Twitter has been collecting tweet data throughout the World Cup, and it is fascinating.

Also on Extra Mustard: Twitter Celebrates John Brooks' Game-Winning World Cup Goal

During last night's game against Ghana, quite a few interesting trends emerged. Perhaps the most mindblowing was this interactive map that tracked tweets throughout the match (there were 4.9 million tweets total):

There was also data about the most-mentioned players:

https://twitter.com/TwitterData/status/478700464330928128

But if you don't care about America's miracle victory over Ghana, Twitter Data still has you covered. They also tracked data from the Germany-Portugal game:

https://twitter.com/TwitterData/status/478667347406757889

https://twitter.com/TwitterData/status/478610274807595008

https://twitter.com/TwitterData/status/478603096424083456

They'll be tracking data throughout the rest of the World Cup, so follow @TwitterData to keep up.

Man. Twitter Data makes me with I'd paid more attention in my high school statistics class.


Follow Extra Mustard and Nicole Conlan on Twitter.
Promoted Stories
Comments
SI.com

Drag this icon to your bookmark bar.
Then delete your old SI.com bookmark.

SI.com

Click the share icon to bookmark us.