#NDP2015 breaks Twitter record for most number of tweets for one event in Singapore

Audience members whip out their mobile devices and cameras to capture one of the aerial displays at the National Day Parade on Aug 9, 2015.
Audience members whip out their mobile devices and cameras to capture one of the aerial displays at the National Day Parade on Aug 9, 2015.ST PHOTO: LIM YI HAN

SINGAPORE - Social media users sent 230,000 tweets about National Day Parade 2015, setting a new record for the number of tweets related to a one-day event in Singapore.

 

It was double the previous record, which was over 100,000 Tweets for a One Direction concert on March 11.

The number of tweets peaked at around 8.30pm on Sunday, just after the Parade ended with a final colossal fireworks display.

Here are some of the most shared tweets from Sunday's Golden Jubilee Parade:

https://twitter.com/xmiirxh/status/629571861655875584

https://twitter.com/s0resouls/status/630055042024771585

https://twitter.com/cchvx_/status/630232178127835136