‘Game Of Thrones' Rules Social Media

Sunday night’s episode draws more than 2 million social media interactions
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HBO’s fantasy drama series Game Of Thrones remained a hot topic of discussion on social media with the Aug. 6 episode drawing more than 2 million Twitter and Facebook interactions.

The episode drew 2.4 million interactions from 1.3 million unique Twitter and Facebook accounts, according to Nielsen's Social Content Ratings report. The series has now drawn 1 million or more social media interactions for each of its four episodes since launching its seventh season July 16, said Nielsen.

Syfy’s fifth installment of its Sharknado original movie series generated 424,000 social media interactions to finish second for the day, followed by Starz’s Power, CBS’ Big Brother and HBO’s Insecure.

TBS’ coverage of the Washington Nationals-Chicago Cubs Major League Baseball game was the most discussed live sports event on social media yesterday, according to Nielsen.