Social Networking Stats: Twitter Sees Over 300 Million Tweets Around #WorldCup, #RLTM Scoreboard

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week

Facebook: 1.23 billion monthly active users via Facebook
YouTube over 1 billion monthly unique users via YouTube
Twitter: 255 million monthly active users via VentureBeat
Qzone: 599 million monthly active users via TechCrunch
Sina Weibo: over 500 million users via The Next Web
Renren: over 170 million users via iResearch iUser Tracker
VK: over 230 million registered accounts via VK
LinkedIn: 300 million members via LinkedIn
Google Plus: 343 million monthly active users via GlobalWebIndex
Tumblr: 192 million blogs via Tumblr
Instagram: 200 million users via Instagram
Vine: 40 million registered users via Vine
Tagged: 20 million unique monthly users via Tagged
Foursquare: 45 million users via TechCrunch
Pinterest: 70 million users via The Next Web
Reddit: 113 million monthly unique visitors via Reddit
WhatsApp: 500 million users via WhatsApp
Messenger: 200 million users via re/code
SnapChat:  ???? via TechCrunch

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Twitter Sees Over 300 Million Tweets About #WorldCup (And Counting)

Twitter recently announced that in the first 15 days of the World Cup tournament, there have been over 300 million tweets related to #WorldCup. To help put this in perspective, Twitter recorded 160 million tweets (over 16 days) about the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. In other words, the World Cup has already seen nearly double the amount of tweets from the 2012 Olympics.

#WorldCup Tweet Volume - Twitter data

Here are more fun Twitter facts around the #WorldCup:

  • the opening match between Brazil and Croatia drove the most Twitter conversation, with 12.2 million tweets
  • the most-tweeted moment was Brazil’s Marcelo scoring on team’s own goal
  • the most-mentioned players are Argentina’s Lionel Messi and Brazil’s Neymar Jr.
  • #USA and #BRA are the most used hashflags so far

Hashflags during World Cup 2014 [Twitter data]

Have you been tweeting about the #WorldCup?