Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Highest sustained rate of tweets ever. Bin Laden's killing sets Twitter record. 3440 tweets per second.

People rushed to Twitter and other websites to discuss the news on Sunday of Osama bin Laden's deat

At peak, users posted more than 5,100 messages per second

The fastest rate of tweeting ever occurred on New Years Eve in Japan, when users posted 6,939 tweets per second.

Bin Laden's death sets Twitter record - CNN.com

some claim Twitter users "broke" the story.

www.cnn.com was the most visited US news site

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