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Black Panther is now the most tweeted about movie in history

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Mar 20, 2018, 2:27 PM EDT

Marvel Studios' Black Panther has added yet another record to its ever-growing repertoire of records. It smashed expectations at the box office, swag based on the feature impressively sold on Fandango and now, the 18th installment to the Marvel Cinematic Universe is the most tweeted about fim in history.

"With more than 35 million Tweets, it has been sweeping the Twitter world by storm," said the company in a release provided to SYFY WIRE. In terms of 2018 tweets so far, Panther also tops the list, followed by Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Avengers: Infnity War.

The breakdown for Wakandan tweets is as follows:

Most Tweeted emojis:  

  • Fire
  • Black Heart
  • Crown

Most Tweeted hashtags:  

  • #BlackPanther
  • #WakandaForever
  • #Wakanda

Most Tweeted characters:  

  • Black Panther
  • Killmonger
  • Shuri

Most Tweeted days:

  • February 18
  • February 17
  • February 19

Top countries by Tweet volume:

  • United States
  • United Kingdom
  • Thailand  

Most RTed Tweets about Black Panther:  

Just five weeks in theaters and the movie has already made over $1 billion, making it the second-highest grossing Marvel film of all time behind the first Avengers. However, should it continue to exceed all expectations, it may just becoming the most profitable MCU movie in history. The only major competition will arrive at the end of April in the form of Avengers: Infinity War