When big events happen, they happen on Twitter, and one of the biggest events we see fans coming together and sharing on Saturday and Sunday nights is the X Factor.
The hashtag #XFactor connects conversations about the show together so that fans, critics and celebrities can share their opinions about the show, as it happens.
Whether it is messages of support for the acts, a timely joke or a hot debate you want to get involved in, Twitter is the place to be. Last night (Saturday 20 October) we saw some great Tweets about the show.
And a Tweet from Adele (@OfficialAdele) was still the talk of the town. The singer, who has over 10 million followers, has only tweeted 163 times, and used one of those Tweets to lend her support to contestant Ella Henderson (@Ella_Henderson). Ella was shown reading the Tweet in amazement on this week’s show:
Ella Henderson on X Factor is absolutely incredible! I LOVE her!! Good luck xx
— Adele ( @OfficialAdele) October 13, 2012
And Ella won the support of a slightly different Twitter user this week - here’s what politician @JohnPrescott had to say:
Barlow out of order there with @ ella__henderson. Brilliant dancing and what a voice! #xfactor
— John Prescott ( @johnprescott) October 20, 2012
Couldn’t tweet for James earlier cos I was washing up, but that guy is stunning #xfactor
— Phillip Schofield ( @Schofe) October 20, 2012
James also won the support of One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson (@Louis_Tomlinson). James retweeted this vote of confidence, along with 5,900 others:
@ jamesarthur23 smashed it again ! Go on lad !
— Louis Tomlinson ( @Louis_Tomlinson) October 20, 2012
It is not just the music that gets people tweeting during the spectacle that is #XFactor. It was the outfits that sparked off this banter between Radio 1 DJ Nick Grimshaw (@Grimmers) and fashion designer Henry Holland (@henryholland):
@ grimmers tool me ages. #makeamealofitinfifteenminutes
— henryholland ( @henryholland) October 20, 2012
On the topic of fashion, judge Gary Barlow (@GBarlowOfficial) modelled his outfit for the night on Twitter ahead of the live show:
On @ thexfactor tonight @ nicolescherzy is in a @ worldmcqueen dress, Carvela @ kurt_geiger shoes & @ susan_caplan jewellery on.fb.me/TGtMDG
— VOGUE.COM UK ( @BritishVogue) October 20, 2012
To keep up-to-date with all of the #XFactor action, make sure you tune in this evening (Sunday) for the live results show and watch the action unfold on Twitter!