The 85-minute-long TV interview with Prime Minister Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) on Times Now channel (@TimesNow) has set a new Twitter record for total Tweets during a live news TV interview.
Total conversations during the live interview reached 250,000 total Tweets over a 12-hour period. See how the conversation unfolded in this interactive data visualisation chart: http://reverb.guru/view/743819701603632733
People across India and around the world watched the live interview and jumped into the Twitter conversation using the official hashtag, #PMSpeaksToArnab. Twitter became the second screen to television and showcased the electric synergy of live TV and Twitter as a whole nation came together to discuss pressing political, economic and social issues that impact every citizen.
Here are some of the most shared Tweets by famous political dignitaries about the live interview:
People followed the live interview on-the-go as Times Now Tweeted real-time video highlights of the TV interview as it unfolded.
The impact of this TV interview on Twitter highlights how Tweets travel fast and wide as the virality and reach of the Tweets has led to this significant buzz on Twitter and in the real world. Twitter conversations gave a new dimension and fresh perspectives to the the historic TV interview as users Tweeted their reactions and commentary in real time.
You can catch the full interview in this video Tweet: