2010 World Cup: a Twitter timeline
[image created by @miguelrios]
During the 2010 World Cup, the world watched together — and they shared their experiences in a real-time, global conversation on the Internet.
To illustrate that point, here are statistics and infographics that illustrate the global nature of the games and how fans’ interest & enthusiasm built over the course of the tournament on Twitter.
To highlight how much Twitter has been pulsing with World Cup activity over the past month, our analytics and relevance teams put together the infographic above, charting fans’ use of hashflags (like #esp or #usa) during the tournament with a background of TPS over the same period.
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