MANILA, Philippines 17 July 2018 – It has been three years since the camera caught a fresh face Maine Mendoza (@mainedcm)-gushing over Alden Richards (@aldenrichards02) during Eat Bulaga’s (@EatBulaga) ‘Juan for All, All for Juan.’ This marked the birth of AlDub which set world records through Twitter, remaining as the primary platform for the AlDub phenomenon.
— Maine Mendoza (@mainedcm) July 16, 2018
AlDub Nation from different parts of the world have been flocking Twitter to share their support and hopes as the couple celebrated its third anniversary, generating nearly 2 million related Tweets. The conversation surrounding it peaked at around 11am PHT yesterday with 150,000 Tweets per minute.
Still loved by millions, let’s take a look at how Twitter celebrated this generation’s most renowned love team.
AlDub Nation throughout the world
AlDub Nation, the fan army behind every trending topic about AlDub, has always set the trend not only in the Philippines but also around the world. The worldwide AlDub phenomenon created numerous fan bases in other countries, and enabled them to unite on Twitter to know #WhatsHappening about AlDub.
From New Jersey USA yesterday to Toronto Canada today, your AlDUb|MaiDen Nation FANmily will always here to support you Alden and Meng, magkasama man or in individual project , we ? you both?@maiden16_tor@aldenrichards02 @mainedcm #ALDENatSKKToronto#ALDUBMaghihintaySayo pic.twitter.com/fY9meTHARx
— ALDUB|MAIDEN NATION (@MaineAlden16) April 9, 2018
— rhai (@rhaicano22) September 29, 2016
— AL?DUB Middle East (@aldub_ME) December 24, 2017
More than 9.8 Million combined Twitter followers
As popular icons with millions of fans from all around the world, this couple is surely no stranger to social media. Both Maine and Alden have been using Twitter to connect with their fans. Alden usually updates his fans about his projects like his upcoming teleserye, Victor Magtanggol. Maine stays engaged with followers by sharing witty and personal Tweets aside from her professional endeavors.
Their accounts have grown significantly along with the popularity of the love team, whether they are together or as do projects separately in the past three years. Combined, the two have accumulated more than 9.8 million followers globally as of writing.
— Alden Richards (@aldenrichards02) June 12, 2018
Passion, determination, courage, hard work and faith. Magbabalik na po tayong muli. ?? #AldenRichardsIsVictorMagtanggol
— Alden Richards (@aldenrichards02) May 25, 2018
hate waking up from a good dream only to find out none of it was real
— Maine Mendoza (@mainedcm) July 5, 2018
Wag pumasok? Charot. Matatawag at matatawag ka kaya siguraduhin mong nakikinig ka para di ka mapahiya sa klase. https://t.co/eFN6IL3zpu
— Maine Mendoza (@mainedcm) June 13, 2018
Most Retweeted Tweets of Alden and Yaya Dub
Maraming salamat Dabarkads at AlDub Nation sa suporta at pagmamahal! Grabe kayo! God bless us all!!! #AIDubEBTamangPanahon
— Maine Mendoza (@mainedcm) October 24, 2015
This is it! Thiz iz really izziiiit! See you all later, Team Arena! See you also in a few, Tisoy. Best of luck! ???#ALDdubEBTamangPanahon
— Maine Mendoza (@mainedcm) October 24, 2015
This is it ALDUBnation!!! Sabay-sabay nating salubungin ang “Tamang Panahon”. To GOD be the glory FOREVER!!! #ALDubEBTamangPanahon
— Alden Richards (@aldenrichards02) October 23, 2015
— Alden Richards (@aldenrichards02) September 25, 2015
5th most Tweeted-about celebrity in the world
Maine is the only Filipino to be included in the Most Tweeted Celebrities in 2017 global list. She landed on the 5th spot along with K-Pop artists Bangtan Boys a.k.a. BTS (@BTS_twt) at 1st place, Seventeen (@pledis_17) at 2nd, ‘Havana’ singer Camila Cabello (@Camila_Cabello) at 3rd, and Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) is at 4th place.
This year has been the year of K-pop as @BTS_twt @pledis_17 @OfficialMonstaX dominated the list of most Tweeted celebrities around the world. @mainedcm ranks #5 in the list, cementing her status as one of the hottest celebrities on Twitter. Congratulations! ?#ThisHappened pic.twitter.com/H5AODjPN4O
— Twitter Philippines (@TwitterPH) December 5, 2017
The Guinness-breaking hashtag
On October 24, 2015, #AlDubEBTamangPanahon set the Guinness record as the most used hashtag generating more than 40 million Tweets within 24 hours. It broke another record previously set by the World Cup’s Germany versus Brazil match in 2014, which pulled in 35.6 million Tweets.
— GuinnessWorldRecords (@GWR) June 30, 2017
— Eat Bulaga (@EatBulaga) October 24, 2015
Despite AlDub not being together on-screen as often as before, the love, loyalty and dedication of the AlDub Nation remains steadfast and unchallenged. The fan army illustrates they #StillLoveAlDub every time they Tweet updates on the couple’s milestones and activities, together or separately.
— Twitter Philippines (@TwitterPH) July 12, 2018
I #StillLoveAldub period. No explanations. One loves not because of but despite of.
— ? ???? ????? (@magicheart21) July 12, 2018
I #StillLoveAldub because they make me smile for no reason.?
Thank you @TwitterPH
— Mommy Jovie ? (@darna817) July 12, 2018
Keep sharing stories to celebrate the super couple’s third anniversary using #ALDUB3Years and #StillAlDubYou. To know the latest happenings about AlDub and the fans’ upcoming plans, follow these AlDub fan accounts:
Happy 3rd Anniversary, Alden and Yaya Dub. We #StillAlDubYou!
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