Love across the Twittersphere

Thursday, 12 February 2015

What happens in the real world happens on Twitter, and love is no exception. Messages of “I love you,” “Je t’aime,” “te amo,” “ik hou van jou,” or “사랑해” are sent each day on Twitter, so we looked into which countries are saying it the most.

This map shows people expressing “I love you” across the globe in 100 different languages — ranked by Tweets per million population in each place.

Love across the Twittersphere

If you’re interested to see if your home country is among the most “in love,” scroll to the bottom of the map. We’ve also listed the top five here:

  1. Sweden
  2. Slovenia
  3. Israel
  4. United Arab Emirates
  5. Norway

While folks are always expressing their love for one another on Twitter, they’re also Tweeting about major relationship milestones. Below we’ve visualized the “Calendar of love” on Twitter, which shows when people are most likely to experience certain significant moments like marriage and divorce, according to Tweets.

Love across the Twittersphere

For those who haven’t felt the sting of Cupid’s arrow yet, here is an inspirational roundup of a few expressive ways people are using Twitter to share the love. So go ahead and share a little “TDA” (Twitter Display of Affection).