22 October 10
Orange and over 7,000 festival goers tag themselves into the record books!
The Guinness World Records™ have confirmed that Glastonbury Festival's 2010 communications partner, Orange, has succeeded in setting the new world record for the Most People Tagged in an Online Photo.
The photograph, which was taken to celebrate the festival's 40th anniversary, took place at the famous Pyramid Stage during half-time in the
MC'd on the day by beatboxer Kila Kela, over 70,000 festival goers were captured on a 1300 megapixel super high-resolution photograph. After the festival, they were then able to zoom into the picture, tag themselves, find friends and reconnect with people they met during the match.
Since the picture went live on the 29th June, and up to 7th September when the record was captured, an amazing 7,053 people (and counting) have tagged themselves through Facebook.
For those who were there on the day and have not yet tagged themselves there is still a chance to be a part of the world record by visiting www.orange.co.uk/glastonbury
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