There Were More Than 10,000 Tweets Per Second During Adele's Grammy Moment
Feb 16, 2012 12:38
Tons of Twitter users tweeted during the 54th Annual Grammy Awards. Just how much? Over 10,000 tweets every second in the moments after Adele won Record of the Year.
According to Twitter via a blog post on Wednesday, 10,901 tweets were sent every second after she got her sixth Grammy award of the night.
Tweets about the Grammys started to pick up hours before the broadcast and lasted long after the show wrapped. "Grammys" was mentioned in more than 5 million Tweets on Sunday.
Whitney Houston tweets also made its rounds online, with her being the fifth most frequently mentioned artist in that 12 hour period.
The most-mentioned artists during that time was @OfficialAdele (no. 1), @ChrisBrown (no. 2), @NickiMinaj (no. 3) and @Rihanna (no. 4).
Social media monitoring company NetBase ran sentiment analysis on the Twitter chatter and found that Adele was the most mentioned celebrity with positive sentiment. Nicky Minaj had the most negative sentiment followed by Chris Brown.