The game may have been an anticlimatic romp, but Super Bowl XLVIII will go down as "the most tweeted event in history," highlighting the power of social media and the growing importance of the so-called second screen, adman Miles Nadal said Monday.
He said there were 30 million tweets during Sunday night's game.
"The communication and conversation happens well in advance of the event, during the event, and post the event," the MDC Partners chairman and CEO told CNBC's "Squawk Box."
MDC was behind the Budweiser ad featuring the puppy and the Clydesdale horse. It aired with just two minutes left in the game—unfortunate placement given the lopsided score. "You pay your money. You take your chances," Nidal said. "All inventory was sold two months in advance."