As usual Twitter was on fire on Sunday following the night’s episode of HBO’s Game of Thrones, if you wanted to avoid spoilers, Twitter was definitely not the place to go.
The third episode of Season 8 of “Game of Thrones” has officially become the most tweeted-about television episode of all time, meaning last night’s episode garnered more tweets than any other TV show in history.
We're breaking records over here!
— Twitter Comms (@TwitterComms) April 29, 2019
“We’re breaking records over here,” wrote the Twitter communications team. “Last night’s episode of @GameOfThrones was the most Tweeted about episode of scripted television EVER with nearly 8 MILLION Tweets.”
The episode, titled ”The Long Night” garnered 7.8 million unique tweets. The previous record holder was, you guessed it, another Game of Thrones episode.