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‘Game of Thrones’ new season already a hit on Twitter

The eighth and final season of “Game of Thrones” doesn’t start until Sunday, but don’t tell Twitter that.

According to the social networking site, there have already been more than 15 million Tweets about the hit HBO series in 2019.

The busiest days on Twitter so far have been March 5, when the new season’s trailer dropped, January 14, when the premiere date was announced and April 3, when the show held its red carpet premiere in New York City.

All in all, the fantasy series has racked up more than 200 million tweets since it first premiered in 2011.

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Here is some more “GoT” fandom facts provided by Twitter.

Dates “Game of Thrones” most frequently mentioned on Twitter

– August 27, 2017 – “The Dragon and The Wolf”

– April 24, 2016 – “The Red Woman”

– July 16, 2017 – “Dragonstone”

– June 26, 2016 – “The Winds of Winter “

– August 20, 2017 – “Beyond the Wall”

– June 19, 2016 – “Battle of the Bastards”

– March 5, 2019 – Season 8 Trailer Launch

– August 7, 2017 – “The Spoils of War”

– June 14, 2015 – “Mother’s Mercy”

– April 12, 2015 – “The Wars to Come”

Countries with the most tweets about “Game of Thrones”

– United States

– Brazil

– Great Britain

– Spain

– France

Most-tweeted characters

– Jon Snow

– Daenerys

– Arya Stark

– Tyrion Lannister

– Cersei Lannister

Most-tweeted episodes of all time

– “The Dragon and the Wolf,” August 27, 2017

– “Dragonstone,” July 16, 2017

– “Beyond the Wall,” August 20, 2017

– “The Winds of Winter,” June 26, 2016

– “The Spoils of War,” August 6, 2017

The show’s seventh season scored the most action with 23 million tweets.
Even the stars of the series have gotten into tweeting about the show and its impact on pop culture.

Sophie Turner portrays Sansa Stark on “Game of Thrones.” She got a laugh by coverage of her Halloween party last year, where her fiancé, singer Joe Jonas, came dressed as her character.

“So proud,” she wrote, when she re-tweeted a TV guide story about it.

Source: cnn.com

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