Tim Tebow Set A Twitter Record Last Night

Tim Tebow

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In leading his Denver Broncos to a crazy overtime win over the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday, Tim Tebow not only became a funny topic of discussion on Twitter, he also broke a record.Here’s the official word from Twitter itself:

Last night @TimTebow lead the @Denver_Broncos to an overtime playoff win and a new sports Tweets per second record: 9420

CNBC’s Darren Rovell put the record setting tweets into perspective:

Tebow tweets/second (9,420) beat out Royal Wedding (3,966), Bin Laden Raid (5,106) & Steve Jobs Death (6,049)

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