[SOCIAL MEDIA WATCH]
With 35.6 million tweets, the Brazil-Germany match was the most-discussed single sports game ever on Twitter, smashing the previous record of
24.9 million tweets set during the 2014 Super Bowl. Sami Khedira'
s goal in the 29th minute -- a record fourth German goal in six minutes and the
fifth goal to cap the fastest five goals ever to start a World Cup match -- set a record for tweets per minute (580,166).
The previous record for most tweets at the 2014 World Cup was set
during the Brazil-Chile match that went to a shootout: 16.4 million tweets.