Celebrating moms in 140 characters

Friday, 9 May 2014

Twitter is a place where people celebrate many things: birthdays, friendships, milestones, new jobs. And there’s one day a year that everyone, it seems, joins in to celebrate a very special person: mom.

So this Mother’s Day, May 11, we’ve ranked the phrases people use to tweet about their awesome moms. Here’s what we found:

Celebrating moms in 140 characters

On Sunday across the U.S., there will be a large influx of “Happy Mother’s Day” Tweets. And while Americans celebrate on the second Sunday in May, other countries mark different dates for mom — from February in Norway to March in the UK. This animated map shows the patterns of mom-Tweets over the globe.

Celebrating moms in 140 characters

Click the image above to explore the interactive map. 

No matter where you’re from, you can use Twitter to express your affection and thanks to mom.

By the way, moms love Twitter too: We recently did a survey and found that moms use Twitter to lift their spirits, make real human connections, and connect with celebrities. For the research details, visit our ads blog.

With any luck, you’ll spend Sunday alongside your mom. Till then, enjoy these mom-centered Tweets:

*Editor's note: As of November 2017, Twitter has increased the character count of Tweets in certain languages to make it easier to share what’s happening.


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