As I listened to my young neighbors run around the parking lot chanting, “U-S-A! U-S-A!” I glanced at my Twitter feed, and it showed a burst of similar sentiment. On the announcement of Osama Bin Laden’s death, Twitter recorded the highest sustained rate of tweets ever, at an average of 3,000 per second. The above shows the progression from 9:30pm to 12:30am EST.
Tweets per second during Bin Laden announcement
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