Around the Net

Bearded Drag Queen Eurovision Winner Helps Smash Twitter Record

Austria's bearded drag queen, Conchita Wurst, has helped Twitter set a new record for Eurovision tweets. The total of 5.385m smashed last year's record of 3.76m and saw an average of 47,000 tweets per minute. Last year's Eurovision was the most tweeted show of 2013. Wurst was a well-supported winner of the 2014 show but had been subjected to vicious homophobic criticism ahead of the singing competition.

Read the whole story at The Drum »

Next story loading loading..