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Women’s World Cup Final Breaks Twitter’s Tweets Per-Second Record [Headlines]

Twitter users break the record of tweets-per-second during an intense Women's World Cup Final between the United States and Japan.

Caroline Ku
  • 18 july 2011

Millions of televisions around the world were tuned in to yesterday’s World Cup final between the United States and Japan, and it seems there were plenty of Twitter users diligently following the action as well. Yesterday, Twitter’s official account announced that with the massive surge in tweets due to the game’s nail-biting finish, a new tweet-per-second record had been set. At its peak, the social network was handling 7,196 updates per second.

Mike Wehner/ Tecca via Yahoo News.

Image via What’s On Xiamen.

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