MTV Movie Awards Beats ‘Game of Thrones’ With 2.4 Million Twitter Mentions

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Last Updated: August 4, 2014 @ 10:24 AM

The MTV Movie Awards won Twitter Sunday night, beating the shocking death on HBO’s “Game of Thrones” in buzz on the social media network.

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According to Nielsen Social, 2.4 million tweets about the 2014 MTV Movie Awards reached a unique audience of 9.1 million people — topping the weekly Nielsen Twitter TV Ratings for series and specials.

“Game of Thrones” came in second place, with 251,000 tweets seen by a 4.5 million unique readers.

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