Osama bin Laden's Death Topped Twitter Record

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Non-surprise! The death of the most-wanted man in history rocked Twitter like a Navy SEAL double-tap to the dome: Between 10:45 PM and 12:30 AM EST, an average 3,340 tweets per second rang out. When Obama finished his announcement? Over 5,000. [Twitter]

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