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Trump sarkar is here: #ElectionNight gets over 624 Twitter mentions per minute in 24 hours

According to WATConsult, between 11 am – 12 pm IST (today), the hashtag received almost one million mentions

History was created on November 9, 2016 when US Republican Donald Trump went ahead to become the 45th President of the United States. The news came as a surprise to the internet world, and the social conversations did reflect that.

Dentsu Aegis Network's WATConsult has tracked some interesting Twitter numbers exclusively for Brand Equity, around the US Election 2016, Election Night, and of course, Donald Trump. Here's a look at some numbers...

According to the agency, the maximum conversation was registered with the hashtag #ElectionNight. It received over 624 mentions in a minute with an average of 3,934,648 mentions garnered in a day and has trended for over eight hours. During the final hour (11 am – 12 pm IST), #ElectionNight got almost one million mentions. The reach of the hashtag was 896,782,987 and got 1,083,774,810 impressions.

The other hashtag, that was floating around was #USElection2016. #USElection2016 over the course of last two days (November 8, 9, 2016) generated around 256 mentions a minute with an average of 197,825 mentions coming in per day. In the final hour, the number of mentions of this hashtag went up to 53479. #USElection2016 had a reach of 39,104,614 and created 55,915,179 impressions.

Apart from these two hashtags, people also #Trump, #Republican #DonaldTrump in their tweets, mentions, WATConsult.

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