Synthesio Summarizes SXSWi – Massive Global Reach and Top Influencers

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Synthesio Summarizes SXSWi – Massive Global Reach and Top Influencers


For the last ten days, thousands of South by Southwest conversations took the twitterverse by storm. It’s SXSW! The biggest technology and culture festival of the year, started Friday, March 15, and ran straight through to last Sunday, all over downtown Austin. The annual Festival brought the unique convergence of original music, independent films, and emerging technologies. This SXSW continued its success in solidifying the event’s reputation as the place for entrepreneurs tech investors, musicians and filmmakers, to see and be seen…with a little help from Twitter.

The online conversations happening around SXSW help bring the tremendous buzz and excitement from the streets of Austin, to the offices and homes of marketers, technologists and musicians alike, providing those all over the world a way to participate in the conversations around all the conferences, concerts and parties taking the streets of Austin by storm.

At Synthesio, we eagerly jump on the opportunity to track global conversations around an event of this magnitude with such a web frenzy surrounding it. So, we decided to take a sip from our Twitter Firehose and provide you with a snapshot of the tremendous global buzz around SXSWi, and the top influencers driving the conversations.

Top SXSWi Stats

Over 1.1 million tweets in 5 days!

Massive global Twitter buzz in 19 languages across 205 countries

Top 3 Countries Tweeting SXSWi: U.S.: 71%, UK: 4.6%, Canada 4.4%

Click on the infographic below for the FULL breakdown of the 205 countries tweeting SXSWi, or check out Mashable’s take on it in their recent post SXSWi Goes Global on Social Media.

SXSW Global Reach

Lastly, to top it all off, we launched a Live Microsite, The Synthesio1000 @SXSW – an engaging live list to showcase the top 1000 Influencers driving the conversation. Check out the final Top 25 below.

Were you a SXSWi influencer this year? See where you rank in our Top 1000 influencers of SXSW13 Live Microsite!

Congratulations to the Top 25 Global Influencers of #SXSWi! See you next time!

Synthesio1000 Top 25

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