The Superbowl Saw More Tweets Per Second Than New Year's Eve In Japan

Twitter indicates that there were 10,000 tweets per second during the final three minutes of last night’s Superbowl.

This is a huge jump from last year’s Superbowl, which saw a high of 4,064 tweets per second.

Here are some other notable events and their corresponding tweets per second, as reported by TechCrunch.

  • Premiere of Japanese movie “Castles in the Sky:” 25,088
  • New Year’s Eve 2011 in Japan: 6,939
  • Steve Jobs’ death: 6,049
  • The Japanese earthquake and tsunami: 5,530
  • Bin Laden’s death: 5,106
  • The Royal wedding in England: 3,966 TPS.
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