Social Media

What Broke the Internet in September: The Blood Moon & #MadeintheAM

October 1, 2015

‘What Broke the Internet’ is a recap and holistic overview of the most buzzed about daily Internet conversation in the Twittersphere. Through social listening, we’re looking at the top trending topics day-by-day to help marketers understand what is capturing people’s attention and ‘breaking the Internet.’ As an agency powered by curiosity, our teams are keeping tabs and striving to understand Internet phenomenons by connecting the dots and looking for insight into what fizzles and what flies, as well as to identify white spaces we can help brands creatively tap into.

September was buzzing with social conversation around politics, entertainment and the occurrence of the blood moon which reigned king in social conversation. One Direction’s new album drop (even without Zayn) captured the attention of the band’s diehard fans, and politics took the social stage as the CNN GOP debate kicked off and viewers shared their respective opinions of each Republican candidate. Additionally, emotional chords were struck  as almost a million people took a moment to remember September 11 in social with the hashtag #Neverforget.

Check out the infographic below to find out what else ‘Broke the Internet’ in September.



Charlie Seral, Assoicate Analyst, Insights and Planning at 360i contributed to this post. 

Cover photo via flickr.