This is for everyone – how London 2012 was Tweeted [infographic]
It illustrates how Twitter played such a major role in the London 2012 Olympics from the 10 million who mentioned the opening ceremony, the popularity of Mr Bean and Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the rise of #NBCfail and the millions of mentions of our brilliant Team GB and the athletes.
As truly the first major world sporting event where Twitter has been at the forefront of reporting and TV coverage with @BBCSport fully using the social network to measure the nation’s reaction to different sporting and cultural events.
Meanwhile, sites like The Guardian have collated vast amounts of data based on Twitter usage and mentions providing a wealth of information surrounding the “feeling of the games”.
Infographic via Fiasco Designs.