2013 Golden Globe Awards Light Up Twitter


The Golden Globe Awards took place January 13, 2013 and many Twitter users were talking about the awards show live. Twitter’s official blog shared that a total of 3.6 million tweets were sent out during the red carpet press event and the awards show. A total of 4.2 million tweets were sent out over a 24 hour period.

There were several big moments at the Golden Globes. The biggest occurred when Jennifer Lawrence won Best Actress in a comedy or musical. Twitter saw a spike of 19,886 tweets per minute. When Anne Hathaway won Best Supporting Actress in a comedy or musical, there were 19,695 tweets per minute.

Our 42nd President Bill Clinton made a surprise appearance to introduce Lincoln which was nominated as Best Motion Picture – Drama. His cameo resulted in 18,290 tweets per minute.

While there were a lot of tweets about who won at the Golden Globes, Twitter users also had some fun with the event.

To see the full list of Golden Globe winners, you can go here.


Mike Stenger

Lover of technology, Mike often makes jokes that nobody laughs at.

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