The 2013 World Series got off to a rousing start for the Boston Red Sox Wednesday night, as the home team routed the visiting St. Louis Cardinals 8-1, while capturing 62 percent of Facebook chatter related to the game, compared with 38 percent for the Redbirds.
Facebook said the Red Sox generated more than 5 million interactions Wednesday night, from more than 2.6 million unique Facebook users.
The top five demographic groups discussing the World Series on the social network were:
- Men 25 through 34
- Men 35 through 44
- Women 25 through 34
- Women 35 through 44
- Men 18 through 24
And the top nine states (Nos. 1 and 2 should come as no surprise) were:
- New York
- New Jersey
Readers: Did you interact on Facebook during game one of the World Series Wednesday night?