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Black Panther becomes most tweeted-about movie ever

From Wakanda, to the global box-office, Black Panther has officially become the king of Twitter, as of Tuesday.

Social media giants, Twitter, have confirmed that the Marvel Studios blockbuster, Africa-themed Superhero movie, “Black Panther,” is the most Tweeted-about movie of all time.

According to Twitter in a post on Tuesday, March 20, 2018; Black Panther had grossed 35 million tweets, suggesting that ‘fans can’t get enough of Wakanda.’

Twitter revealed news that the Marvel hit has been mentioned more than 35m times, pushing previous record holder Star Wars: The Force Awakens to second place, with Star Wars: The Last Jedi in third.

Tweets were led with the most used hashtags #BlackPanther, #Wakanda and #WakandaForever, while the most mentioned characters have been Black Panther himself along with villain Killmonger and Shuri.

The most shared posts have come from Kendrick Lamar, whose soundtrack reveal was retweeted over 240,000 times, and Michelle Obama, whose endorsement of the film scored over 139,000 retweets.

 

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