Wimbledon 2013 social media surge!

According to IBM there were more than 6.6 million tweets about Wimbledon during the two-week tennis championships. Compared to 2.5 million in 2012.
Facebook reported more than 20 million posts, comments and “likes” relating to the competition and Google recorded more than two million searches for match winner Andy Murray. (interestingly, more than 500,000 people chose to search for information about his girlfriend Kim Sears, during the same period!)
Murray’s victorious tweet, was re-tweeted more than 77,000 times in just over an hour!

Sources: BBC | Picture courtesy of Wimbledon

Written by Oli Yeates


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