Social media and sports go hand in hand – and the Super Bowl is no exception. This year we were treated to more than a few dramatic, hilarity-inducing moments, and some of the best brains behind Twitter took to their keyboards to reflect, share, and shame. Here are some of the best reactions to the game, halftime show, and commercials (and everything else in between).
To infinity and Beyoncé,
Mrs. Carter took to the stage in all her glory for the halftime show, bringing back Destiny’s Child with her. It was a moment no one who was in middle school some 10 odd years ago will ever forget.
i hope the next superbowl brings the cheetah girls back together
— Tumblr (@SincerelyTumblr) February 4, 2013
Beyonce is my church #Preach
— Sophia Bush (@SophiaBush) February 4, 2013
If you aren’t Beyoncé you have no right to judge me or anyone.
— Monica Salazar (@ohhhmymonica) February 4, 2013
That fourth member of Destiny’s Child must really hate life right now.
— nilay patel (@reckless) February 4, 2013
All of the lights (are out)
In case you didn’t hear, the lights went out for awhile during the Super Bowl. Twitter comedians are still praising their respective gods for the wealth of opportunity it gave then.
— Justin Timberlake(@jtimberlake) February 4, 2013
— Death Star PR (@DeathStarPR) February 4, 2013
No DOWNTON tweeting tonight. Gathering weapons. Just traded Tim Olyphant’s cell # for a generator & some iodine. #blackout
— Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) February 4, 2013
Go home Super Dome, you’re drunk #blackout
— Bow Tie Belle (@BowTieBelle) February 4, 2013
Puppy Bowled over
Everyone who loves puppies (which is just about everyone) and couldn’t be bothered to watch the actual game tuned into this event, which has many, many fans. And a kitten-fronted halftime show. Watch yo’self, Bey.
2013 Puppy Bowl Teams To Be Coached By Two Dogs From Same Litteronion.com/VbXzWr
— The Onion (@TheOnion) February 4, 2013
Just saw a nipple slip on the Puppy Bowl halftime show.#janetthecat
— James Harden’s Beard (@HardenBeard) February 4, 2013
Michael Vick is scouting at the Puppy Bowl.
— Tom Tebow (@IamEvilTebow) February 3, 2013
Do the winners of the Puppy Bowl give thanks to Dog?
— David Burge (@iowahawkblog) February 4, 2013
Some deep thoughts on the ads.
Go-Daddy commercials – making family Super Bowl viewings uncomfortable since 2006.
— College Douche (@CollegeDouche) February 4, 2013
I watched the Super Bowl commercials on the Internet, but only for the pop-up ads.
— Frank Conniff (@FrankConniff) February 4, 2013
This horse Budweiser commercial just made me cry, in case you’ve ever wondered what PMS is like.
— kelly oxford (@kellyoxford) February 4, 2013
Surprised my new testosterone commercial didn’t make the super bowl
— Jose Canseco (@JoseCanseco) February 4, 2013
Of course one of the biggest stories of the game was the fact that brothers Jim and John Harbaugh faced off. It’s simultaneously heartwarming… and gives ample opportunity to make fun of them.
— JaiMe (@jaismiles) February 4, 2013
Jim Harbaugh has set us little brothers back 100 years. We are not all addicted to tantrums.
— Dave Zirin (@EdgeofSports) February 4, 2013
The Harbaugh brothers are actually speaking to each other on their headsets about how happy they are to not be the Ryan brothers #SuperBowl
— Onion Sports Network (@OnionSports) February 4, 2013
I imagine the Harbaugh brothers at family dinner. “Hey can you pass the potatoes?””Nah I think I’m gonna HOLD onto them”
— Blake Johnson (@blakejohnson007) February 4, 2013
It was so Raven
The 8th-grade girl in all of us is loving this.
Congrats to Raven Symone for winning the Super Bowl! twitter.com/ThePlatformYT/…
— The Platform (@ThePlatformYT) February 4, 2013
— Raven Baxter (@IAmRavenBaxter) February 3, 2013
Glad the ravens won!