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.