How #Ramadan unfolded on Twitter

By ‎@choppedonion‎

This weekend over 1.6 billion people across the world celebrated Eid al Fitr / Lebaran and the end of Ramadan. Throughout the month, Twitter provided a unique platform for people across the world to come together and celebrate Ramadan.



This heat map shows the global conversation around Ramadan that took place on Twitter during the past month.

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Throughout Ramadan, there were over 8.4 billion impressions of Tweets about Ramadan on Twitter and syndicated across the web.

Amid all of the great Ramadan content on Twitter, Rotana (@Khalejiatv) gave people around the world an exclusive and real-time look into Mecca (or Makkah), thanks to Periscope. Viewers were able to experience key moments as they happened, such as daily and evening prayers.

Indonesia, the largest Muslim-populated country, celebrated the month by sharing Ramadan-related content, as well as sending greetings to family, friends and loved ones.



Indonesians also celebrated #Eid / #Lebaran by sharing moments with family through Periscope.

Explore this collection of Tweets from around the world to see how many celebrated Eid.