Beyonce's Lemonade: Twitter data shows 4.1 million tweets in under 48 hours
The Internet has been abuzz since Beyoncé dropped her highly anticipated 12-track visual album, Lemonade, Saturday night. Now, new Twitter data shows just how wild the Internet went during its HBO premiere.
The social media service has released live stats tracking tweets beginning at noon on Saturday, nine hours before the mysterious project debuted. The record has since racked up over 4.1 million tweets.
An interactive graphic shows how the aftermath has unfolded, soaring from 1.8 thousand tweets per minute to 9.2 thousand from roughly 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. The uproar has declined in recent days, but holds steady at 450 tweets per minute nearly 48 hours later.
View the chart in real-time below.