Over a million tweets about One Direction tour in 80 minutes

One Direction's world stadium tour was the subject of more than a million Twitter postings within 80 minutes of the band's announcement, according to the micro-blogging site.

The boy band's Where We Are" tour will include dates at London's Wembley Stadium, Milan's San Siro, and Tokyo's Dome.

One Direction have achieved global success since they were formed on X Factor. Credit: Press Association

Further details can be found on a dedicated website and tickets for the UK dates will go on sale on 25 May.