Kentucky Wins on the Court — And on Twitter
Maybe people just tweet more when they are happy. In last night's (April 2) NCAA final game, Kentucky didn't just dominate on the court, but also on Twitter, the social network reported today. In a graph of tweets per minute, Twitter showed that that Kentucky was almost always well ahead of its rival, especially — and not surprisingly — at the very end of the game.
Some of the highlights, based on Twitter: Kentucky taking the lead at 9:35 p.m., Marquis Teague bringing the score to 31-19 at 9:59 p.m., and Kentucky winning at 11:41 p.m.
In the lead-up to the game, both Kansas and Kentucky were hot topics. The high point of the entire March Madness period — marked by more than 1 million tweets — was on March 25, when both teams advanced to the Final Four.
Images: Top: Shutterstock / Pabkov; second: Twitter