The X Factor Increases Saturday Tweets by Over 100K

Saturday’s live show of The X Factor created a buzz on Twitter, sitting 128,000 tweets up on last Saturday’s judge’s houses episode. The first live programme of the series generated 433,000 tweets, giving it a massive 87% share of TV related tweets during Saturday’s primetime, also an increase on last week’s episode.

The largest peak in tweets happened at 9.52pm during Rough Copy’s performance, when 7,409 tweets per minute was reached. The band itself was mentioned in over 54,000 tweets across the programme. The episode saw the highest number of users tweet since the opening episode of the series, with 186,000 individuals commenting about the show.