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On Dec 9, the television screening in Japan of Hayao Miyazaki’s “Castle in the Sky” led to 25,088 Tweets per second - a new Twitter record.
Quick update on yesterday's @twitter numbers: Looking at the entire day on Jan 18, 2012, there were about 3.9 million SOPA-related Tweets.
Tonight's debate was the most tweeted about event in US political history, topping the numbers from the RNC and DNC.