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Submission + - Osama's Death Sets Twitter Record (

gabbo529 writes: "Twitter has been a source of breaking news since its inception five years ago, and the social network was used at a high rate last night with the death of Osama Bin Laden. Last night saw the highest sustained rate of Tweets ever. From 10:45 p.m. to 2:20 a.m. ET, there was an average of 3,000 Tweets per second,"
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Osama's Death Sets Twitter Record

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"Spock, did you see the looks on their faces?" "Yes, Captain, a sort of vacant contentment."