Social Data Showdown: The Kardashian/Jenners on Twitter

Yesterday I had a particularly bad day. I think it’s got something to do with Mercury being in retrograde, or the moon or something. But anyway, I got home and rage-ate four frankfurters and two babybel cheeses and cried because my cat wasn’t talking to me. But then! Then I knew how to get out […] Read more

The Most Hotly Anticipated Superhero Movies 2018

The Brandwatch React team is ready to share the most hyped superhero movies 2018 – it’s the third year running we’ve made these calculations with Deadpool coming first in 2016 and Spiderman: Homecoming our most hyped superhero movie of 2017. Which movie will top the list this year? Who’s talking about the biggest superhero movies […] Read more

Entertainment By Gemma Joyce on January 12th 2018

Analyzing 900k Reddit and Twitter Posts Reviewing Black Mirror Season 4

Black Mirror Season 4 has been on our screens for five days, so any self respecting fan will have definitely watched all six instalments by now. If you haven’t, hit close because spoilers are coming thick and fast in our first data analysis of the year, reviewing the new episodes. We can be confident that […] Read more

Entertainment By Gemma Joyce on January 2nd 2018

Netflix’s Most Binged Shows 2017: What Does the Social Data Say?

The weather outside is frightful, and the fire is so delightful, when there’s simply no place to go, binge some shows, binge some shows, binge some shows! I’d love to say this will be the last time this year that I try to shoehorn our content into a Christmas song… Anyway, as data nerds, we […] Read more

Entertainment By Gemma Joyce on December 21st 2017

EA Posts the Most Downvoted Comment in Reddit History

The hotly anticipated Starwars: Battlefront II will be released this Friday, but the lead-up to the release has seen controversy in the form of a Reddit backlash at a feature of the game and a subsequent reply from EA that became the most downvoted comment in Reddit history. Ouch. How it all began While the […] Read more

Entertainment By Gemma Joyce on November 14th 2017

Clowns Have Had a Tough Year, But is IT Movie to Blame?

Clowns are having a tough time right now. Most of us are still scarred over those face-painted bozos luring children into the woods (disclaimer: I do not love clowns), so it’s no surprise to find out there’s been an outcry in professional clown circles about job loss due to scary depictions of their profession, most prominently in […] Read more

Stranger Things Data: 545k Tweets Review The Latest Season

Stranger Things 2 hit our screens on Friday, plunging thousands into a spooky weekend of binge-watching the show. WHO ELSE ISNT GOING OUT THIS FRIDAY BECAUSE THEY ARE BINGE WATCHING STRANGER THINGS? — Stranger Things (@itsSTquotes) October 24, 2017 As is tradition with shows that we love, the Brandwatch React team collected social media data […] Read more

Entertainment By Gemma Joyce on October 30th 2017

eSports Data: Analyzing The Huge Industry That Some People Have Never Heard Of

If you’re not into eSports, some of the stats surrounding the rapidly growing industry can be surprising. I knew eSports were a thing, but this headline raised my eyebrows a couple of weeks ago, and a bit of Googling revealed plenty more gasp-worthy numbers. eSports typically consist of a multi-player video game played competitively with […] Read more

Entertainment By Gemma Joyce on October 5th 2017

SHOCK DATA: Thousands React to Mario’s Nipples in Super Mario Odyssey Promotion

The world needs light hearted stories at the moment. That’s why one of the biggest trends on social this week saw people rally around Super Mario’s nipples. The revelation came when Nintendo released a bunch of announcements from the upcoming game Super Mario Odyssey, the sixth top-mentioned game at E3 this year, with shots featuring […] Read more

Entertainment By Gemma Joyce on September 15th 2017

Beyond Angry Birds: What’s Next For Rovio Entertainment? And Can Data Help?

Rovio Entertainment is on fire at the moment (in a good way). The Finnish company that bought us the game Angry Birds – once the most downloaded mobile game in history – is planning an IPO that could value it at $2 billion. Of course, the mobile game isn’t their only revenue source. Last year, […] Read more

Entertainment By Gemma Joyce on September 8th 2017

Game of Thrones Season 7 Data: Five Fun Social Media facts to Round-up the Season

We tracked 6.9 million social media mentions of Game of Thrones across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram from episode one to seven. Game of Thrones Season 7 data doesn’t come better than this. We’ve broken the data down in all kinds of ways this season, and we thought we’d present it in a digestible way, so here […] Read more

Entertainment By Gemma Joyce on August 30th 2017

The Internet Reacts to Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 7: The Dragon & The Wolf

Episode seven of Game of Thrones Season 7, The Dragon & The Wolf (the season finale) has finally graced our screens. We, of course, have the data. **SPOILER NOTES: There are two parts to this post. In the first, we won’t go into the details of what happened in the episode but we’ll tell you which […] Read more

Entertainment By Gemma Joyce on August 28th 2017

The Internet Reacts to Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 6: Beyond the Wall

Episode six of Game of Thrones Season 7, Beyond the Wall, has (officially) come to our screens and we have the data. **SPOILER NOTES: There are two parts to this post. In the first, we won’t go into the details of what happened in the episode but we’ll tell you which characters were mentioned most […] Read more

Entertainment By Gemma Joyce on August 22nd 2017

The Internet Reacts to Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 5: Eastwatch

Episode five of Game of Thrones Season 7, Eastwatch, has hit our screens and we have the data. **SPOILER NOTES: There are two parts to this post. In the first, we won’t go into the details of what happened in the episode but we’ll tell you which characters were mentioned most and when spikes in mentions […] Read more

Entertainment By Gemma Joyce on August 15th 2017