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Social media frenzy as world reacts to the All Blacks victory

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James Mortimer     24 Aug 2014     Getty Images

New Zealand Rugby's social media accounts broke all of their records overnight.

It was a fantastic digital response from fans all around the world, highlighting the great interest in Bledisloe Cup clashes.

The fulltime result 'tweet' via the All Blacks official Twitter account has so far been RT 1,471 times, and been FAV 857 times.



Meanwhile over 1,400 new followers joined our twitter family, a record gain over 24 hours - while at the peak of the game, #NZLvAUS was averaging over 8,000 tweets per minute.



The All Blacks Facebook account recorded some remarkable numbers.

The two leading posts, the fulltime score and an image with Richie McCaw, nearly doubled the previous best post achieved at the end of 2013.

Combined, in less than 24 hours, the two images have so far gathered 71,698 Likes, 14,012 Shares, 2,891 comments for a reach of 2,412,090 people.

Meanwhile on Soundcloud, our account cracked 375,000 listeners, while the press conference files have led to 35,617 listens in less than 12 hours.

The All Blacks are indeed blessed to have such passionate fans.

Check out some of our activity below!

That cup of tea and piece of toast taste good this morning.


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