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AlDub Breaks Twitter Record Set by the Papal Visit in the Philippines

Alden Richards and Maine "Yaya" Dub Mendoza star in Eat Bulaga's Kalyeserye, Aldub
Alden Richards and Maine “Yaya” Mendoza star in Eat Bulaga’s Kalyeserye, Aldub

Wow… just wow

The Pope made Philippines Twitter history during his visit to our country last January. While he was here there were over 3.3 million tweets about the Papal Visit. Thats’s roughly 3,644 tweets per second.

AlDub, an insanely popular segment in Eat Bulaga starring Alden Richards and Maine “Yaya” Mendoza, just broke that record. Last weekend the show generated close to 6M tweets with the hashtag #ALDDUBBATTLEForACAUSE. The tweets went through the roof because the popular love team finally got to see each other in the segment. They never actually touched though as Lola Nidora dropped a wall made of plywood (lol) in between them from the ceiling. Huwow.

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Anyway, congratulations to TAPE Inc., Eat Bulaga, and GMA for the incredible feat. 6M tweets is not easy to do in any part of the world.

Any fans of #Aldub here? Sound off in the comments!

Carlo Ople

Carlo is the Editor-in-Chief and Founder of Unbox.ph. During daytime he’s the Managing Director and Partner of a Digital Marketing Agency in the Philippines and by nighttime he’s living out his passion as a gadget enthusiast and story teller through Unbox.

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13 Comments

  1. That is one fine piece of technology. What does the benchmarks say about the speed and battery performance? Will this ever going to be release in the Philippines ? … Oh sorry I think I’m in a wrong website. Oh wait I am in unbox.ph, right?

    1. Hallo Ronald! We’re not 100% just about gadgets. Admittedly majority of our content is about consumer tech but sometimes it’s just nice to mix things up a bit. Tama si Kamen, it’s our way of breaking the monotony. πŸ˜€

      Kung pipilitin though, Twitter is tech, and someone making the top record for it in the PH is newsworthy, hehe.

  2. Minsan lang magkaroon ng ganyang tambalan, nakakagoodvibes at nakakakilig! Hahaha nagdload ako ng twitter para lang makajoin sa hastaghastag nayan, hahaha goodvibes pa more!

  3. pano pa kaya kung may twitter account yung mga lolo’t lola, mga bata at mga katulad ko na walang twitter account na nahuhumaling sa aldub?

    additional 3M likes pa sa EB fb page ngayong panahon ng aldub

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