Someone Live-Tweeted the Osama bin Laden Raid Without Knowing It

How does someone unknowingly live-tweet the biggest news story of the weekend (sorry royal wedding), if not the decade? @ReallyVirtual knows. The IT consultant was just "taking a break from the rat-race by hiding in the mountains with his laptops," when he heard a helicopter, then a "huge window shaking bang," and then the helicopter going down. Reading his tweets, it's obvious he had no idea what was going on—nor how life-defining that moment would be for so many people.


He now has over 11,400 followers, and, in his own words, is now "the guy who liveblogged the Osama raid without knowing it." Congratulations. [@ReallyVirtual via TechCrunch]

To check out our full coverage on the successful raid of Osama Bin Laden's compound—from the planning to the aftermath—head here.

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