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Published May 7th 2019

The Internet Reacts: Game of Thrones S8 Episode 4 in Social Data Charts

The Last of the Starks, in social data charts

Just two episodes remain of the internet’s favorite show.

While we await what will be an epic finale, here’s what the fourth episode had us talking about.

Quick spoiler alert

We’re going to reveal spikes in conversation and the top characters being mentioned. You’ll have to scroll across to see what causes mention spikes, but please be aware there are spoilers in there.

Our advice? If you’ve not watched the episode yet, come back and read this later.

Top line stats

During the time the show was aired live:

  • The show was mentioned 230,460 times on Twitter
  • Looking at gender-categorized authors, 60% came from female authors compared to 40% male
  • #ForTheThrone was mentioned nearly 28,800 times on Twitter
  • Sadness and anger were the most dominant emotions present in the Twitter conversation

The biggest moments

We took a look at spikes in conversation while it aired live to identify the biggest moments for tweeters.

This week, the biggest were spread evenly across the airing time, although there was definitely a big finish.

Scroll across to see what caused the spikes.

The top mentioned characters

Our top mentioned character has been consistent throughout the season so far, but we also had an unexpected new entry to the top five.

Scroll across to reveal who made it into the top five most discussed characters.

Want more data?

We have plenty of Game of Thrones data at our fingertips.

Let us know what you’d like to see, and if you’ve got any feedback, questions or requests give us a shout at

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