New Tweets Per Second Record: Women’s World Cup Soccer Final

July 18, 2011 3:45 am

We have written about Tweets per second records before – we spotted this today:

“After an epic run, the U.S. women’s soccer team succumbed to Japan today in the final of the Women’s World Cup tournament. And if you were paying attention to your Twitter stream today, you may have seen an influx of Tweets about the game, which ended in a penalty shootout. Twitter just Tweeted that the Women’s World Cup final scored a new record with 7,196 Tweets per second. Even U.S. President Barack Obama joined in Tweeting about the game. And from the Tweet, “today’s end to the Paraguay/Brazil game is now 2nd with 7,666 TPS.”

Statistics Source: TC

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