Exclusive: BTS And ARMY Generate Over 2.4 Million Tweets About Their World Tour So Far
BTS and their fans ARMY have been taking over Twitter once again due to the excitement surrounding their world tour!
BTS made a comeback on August 24 with their repackaged album “Love Yourself: Answer” and its title track “IDOL,” and then opened their “Love Yourself” world tour with two shows in Seoul on August 25 and 26. After promoting their new album on music shows, they headed to Los Angeles to begin the international stops on their tour with four nights at the Staples Center.
Twitter exclusively revealed to Soompi on September 7 that the conversation about BTS’s world tour has reached over 2.4 million tweets so far! During the first two days of their Los Angeles concerts, ARMY generated more than 1.7 million tweets around the world.
The map below shows how Twitter was lit up worldwide by tweets about BTS’s tour:
To celebrate BTS’s “Love Yourself” tour, Twitter launched a special emoji that’s inspired by the group’s logo. The emoji comes up when users tweet with the hashtags #BTS, #BTSLoveYourselfTour, #BTSLYtour and #BTSWorldTour.
Celebrate the start of @BTS_twt's Love Yourself tour with new Twitter emojis!
Tweet the hashtags to unlock and share where you'll be seeing BTS on tour. ? pic.twitter.com/Rwn5l9Kv4B
— Twitter Music (@TwitterMusic) August 27, 2018
BTS and ARMY have been experiencing the “Love Yourself” world tour journey together on Twitter, with tweets including messages from the members, fans’ reactions to BTS’s arrival at the Los Angeles airport, stories and footage from their amazing concerts, and more!
Here are the tweets that Twitter revealed were some of the most retweeted about BTS’s “Love Yourself” world tour so far:
Jimin’s tweet to fans in which he announced that they were heading off on their tour has gained over 300,000 retweets.
— 방탄소년단 (@BTS_twt) September 3, 2018
After BTS landed in Los Angeles earlier this week and left the airport via a private exit, ARMY trended the hashtag “#BTS1stAirportWin” worldwide with lots of memes, jokes, and funny videos as they celebrated the group avoiding the crowds.
— rabbit boy_❣ (@jeonsatellite) September 4, 2018
Yoongi telling everyone about the plan to leave through the private exit like; #BTS1stAirportWin
— Keish | D-32 (@JHSMlCDROP) September 4, 2018
— LY: 結 Tour | D-25 (@_busanboy_jimin) September 4, 2018
On the day of the first show, Suga tweeted a video of a news broadcast about their fans waiting for them outside the stadium. Reporter Marc Cota-Robles tweeted to say he was happy they were watching!
— Marc Cota-Robles (@abc7marccr) September 5, 2018
Official news about the concert’s merchandise and how to use BTS’s light stick was also a popular tweet from September 5.
— BTS_official (@bts_bighit) September 5, 2018
Another top tweet was from the Staples Center, announcing that doors were open for the first concert!
— STAPLES Center (@STAPLESCenter) September 6, 2018
Once the shows got started, fans also took to Twitter to share unforgettable moments.
— isa ♡ LY TOUR ✈️ (@TangyTae) September 6, 2018
— ❤️KrissyK❤️ (@kristinfg) September 6, 2018
BTS’s “Love Myself” campaign in partnership with UNICEF also tweeted to share photos of their booth on the world tour.
자신의 눈?을 가장 사랑한다는 지민이 말해주고 있어요.
지금은 자기 자신을 사랑할 시간이에요.
— LOVE MYSELF (@bts_love_myself) September 6, 2018
BTS’s concert dates in the United States and Canada include:
Los Angeles, Staples Center — September 5, 6, 8, 9
Oakland, Oracle Arena — September 12
Fort Worth, Fort Worth Convention Center — September 15, 16
Hamilton, First Ontario Centre — September 20, 22, 23
Newark, Prudential Center — September 28, 29
Chicago, United Center — October 2, 3
New York, Citi Field — October 6
Stay tuned and join in the BTS World Tour conversations by following BTS (@bts_twt and @bts_bighit) and using the following hashtags on Twitter: #BTS, #BTSLoveYourselfTour, #BTSLYtour, #BTSWorldTour, #방탄소년단 and #BTSinUSA.