Michael Phelps might be the best Olympian of all time but Ryan Lochte is keeping up in terms of social media followers. He is quickly gaining more followers and friends at an astounding rate of 27, 902 per day.
Social media coverage of the 2012 Olympic Games showed us how quickly word spreads through social media channels. The comprehensive infographic on social media chatter about the summer games begins with stats about the Opening Ceremonies and ends with a final tally of just how many people used social media to talk about the Olympics, with data collection ending at 9pm during the Closing Ceremonies.
It would take 230 days to view every part of the 2012 Olympics. Get the big picture of Olympics 2012 social media coverage in 30 seconds.
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