Events with the most tweets per second on Twitter 2011-2012

This statistic shows the most popular global events on Twitter, measured in amount of tweets per second generated between January 2011 and February 2012. On March 11, 2011, the earthquake and tsunami in Japan generated 5,530 tweets per second. In December 2011, a television airing of the 1986 animated Studio Ghibli film Castle in the Sky set the record of being the most-tweeted-about event with 25,088 tweets per second. Furthermore, during the 2012 UEFA European Football Championship finale between Spain and Italy, messages spiked at 13,358 tweets per second during the fourth goal for Spain.

Most popular global events on Twitter as measured in tweets per second from 2011 to 2012

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Sources

Release date

July 2012

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

January 2011 to February 2012

Supplementary notes

Information regarding the UEFA Euro 2012 Final are Twitter's blog.

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