See which boyband have received over 700m tweets already this year

Looking at the Twitter stats for 2015 we can see that there have been over 700m tweets about @onedirection

The most tweeted about member of band is Harry Styles with over 120m mentions, followed by Niall at 85m, then Louis 73m and finally Liam at 63m.


The four-piece who found fame on X Factor are due to go on ‘hiatus’ indefinitely following the Halloween night concert.

Zayn Malik (who left the band in March this year) received 80m which is damn impressive too!!

Here are those stats:

Most-Tweeted about members of the band (as a 5 piece)

1) Harry Styles (@Harry_Styles) – 120m

2) Niall Horan (@NiallOfficial) – 85m

3) Zayn Malik (@zaynmalik) – 80m

4) Louis Tomlinson (@Louis_Tomlinson) – 73m

5) Liam Payne (@Real_Liam_Payne) – 63m

In terms of what has caused some big spikes in these numbers, we can reveal below which One Direction moments that have generated the largest spikes in conversation on Twitter this year

1) March 25/26th – Zayn announces his exit from the band: 18.7m Tweets

2) August 24/25th – One Direction announce the news of their hiatus: 15.5m Tweets

3) July 31st/Aug – Drag Me Down, the first release as a foursome, is released: 13.1m Tweets

4) July 29th – Zayn signs solo deal: 10.5m Tweets

5) April 5th – Right after Zayn leaves One Direction. The band returns home and gives their first interview as a four: 10.1m Tweets

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