One Direction’s Stadium Tour Announcement Blows up Twitter

May 17, 2013 6:19 pm

One Directions fans are pretty powerful.

After the boy band announced their world stadium tour, Where We Are, on Thursday … and soon after, Twitter basically exploded.

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In just 80 minutes, one million tweets about 1D’s big news were generated and the group snagged seven of the 10 worldwide trending topics on Twitter. By comparison, when former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher died in April, it took four hours for that many tweets to be sent out.

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But although One Direction’s 12 million fans are clearly excited about the tour … they’re going to have to wait a while because it doesn’t kick off until April 2014.

Still, there’s good news: Tickets go one sale next month! Find out all the details here.