Thai tweets on gaming rank fourth

Thai tweets on gaming rank fourth

1.2bn mentions in 2019, behind Korea

Twitter is popular for Thais in terms of amount of gaming conversation last year. (Bangkok Post photo)
Twitter is popular for Thais in terms of amount of gaming conversation last year. (Bangkok Post photo)

Thailand ranked fourth globally in terms of amount of gaming conversation on Twitter in 2019 with 1.2 billion tweets, behind South Korea but ahead of Brazil.

The countries tweeting the most about gaming in 2019 were Japan, followed by the US and South Korea, then Thailand, Brazil, France, Britain, Indonesia, Spain and the Philippines, according to @TwitterGaming, noted on Twitter.

The most talked about video games in 2019 globally were Fate/Grand Order, Fortnite, Final Fantasy, Identity V, Granblue Fantasy, Ensemble Stars, Monster Strike, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, Minecraft and Super Smash Bros.

The most talked about gaming personalities in 2019 globally were Ninja (@Ninja), ElRubius (@Rubiu5), Jacksepticeye (@Jack_Septic_Eye), Tfue (@TTfue), CourageJD (@CouRageJD), Nadeshot (@Nadeshot), Pokimane (@pokimanelol), TimTheTatman (@timthetatman), Dr Lupo (@DrLupo) and Dr Disrespect (@drdisrespect).

In Thailand, gaming and e-sports make up popular conversations on Twitter, with users participating in a global conversation while creating a local dialogue.


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