3 Biggest Social Media Talking Points Regarding The Super Bowl (51st edition)

3 biggest social media talking points regarding the Super Bowl (51st edition)

The Guardians of the Galaxy Reign Supreme

There were many movie trailers that aired during the Super Bowl, as is par for the course for this game in the past. However, it was this year that Marvel took the crowd with its latest “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” trailer. According to Variety, it elicited 47,800 new conversations, which is remarkable for this popular yet quirky superhero flick. This isn’t to say that Marvel was the only one that benefited from the Super Bowl’s widespread appeal. For example, the latest Transformers movie, “The Last Knight,” created 19,700 conversations with its own trailer.

Danny Amendola Saves the Day

If nothing else, this year’s Super Bowl will go down in history as one of the biggest comebacks in the series’ history. Early on, it seemed like the Falcons had the game in the bag. However, through teamwork and sheer skill alike, the Patriots were able to even things up at 28–28 with less than a minute left. This moment was cinched came when wide receiver Danny Amendola caught a two-point conversion, undoubtedly throwing a monkey wrench into the bets of many viewers.

Pepsi is the Brand to Beat

Many brands enjoyed the benefits of the Super Bowl’s wide reach, as Twitter detailed in a blog post on Monday. 27.6 million tweets with the #SB51 is nothing short of commendable, but some companies have been able to enjoy more attention than others. Mr. Clean, for example, earned some laughs when it poked fun at Terry Bradshaw. Avocados from Mexico promoted the popular fruit in its own way. However, when it comes to the king of brands during the Super Bowl, the crown was claimed by Pepsi.

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