Over 55,000 mentions for Amphipolis in social media
Social media is abuzz with speculation about the excavations taking place at the burial mound at Amphipolis. Monitor, the group that tracks social media, found that from August 10 to August 20 there were 55,000 mentions of “Amphipolis“. Attention climaxed on August 13 with Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’ visit to the tomb with over 6,000 posts dedicated to his tour around the ancient site.
53% of references took place on Twitter with blogs and Facebook posts following. The topic was most popular with people in the 36-50 age group (43%) followed by the 21-35 age bracket (40%).
“Alexander the Great” was mentioned over 22,000 times.