There Were More Than 10,000 Tweets Per Second During Adele's Grammy Moment
Feb 16, 2012 12:38
Tons of Twitter users tweeted during the 54th Annual Grammy Awards. Just how much? Over 10,000 tweets every second in the moments after Adele won Record of the Year.
According to Twitter via a blog post on Wednesday, 10,901 tweets were sent every second after she got her sixth Grammy award of the night.
Tweets about the Grammys started to pick up hours before the broadcast and lasted long after the show wrapped. "Grammys" was mentioned in more than 5 million Tweets on Sunday.
Whitney Houston tweets also made its rounds online, with her being the fifth most frequently mentioned artist in that 12 hour period.
The most-mentioned artists during that time was @OfficialAdele (no. 1), @ChrisBrown (no. 2), @NickiMinaj (no. 3) and @Rihanna (no. 4).
Social media monitoring company NetBase ran sentiment analysis on the Twitter chatter and found that Adele was the most mentioned celebrity with positive sentiment. Nicky Minaj had the most negative sentiment followed by Chris Brown.
Looking for a good reason to buy a digital camera instead of just relying on your smartphone to snap pics? Leica has just unveiled the new T 701, the German brand's latest mirorr-less, 16.5-megapixel digital camera that will boast a touchscreen interface with WiFi connectivity which lets it connect seamlessly with mobile devices, printers, and televisions. Read more
Andy Warhol may be from an era when computers were only beginning to take shape, but that didn't mean he wasn't going to use it. For art! Warhol was filmed creating art on a then powerful Amiga 1000 computer. He saved it all on floppy disks at the time. Now those floppy disks were rediscovered. Read more
Planning to get lucky tonight? You'll want to choose carefully to have success. The reason behind it? Science. Like everything else, it is people's perception of modesty that makes them obsess with wanting to find out what's underneath it all. The irony of it all? Clothing is more sexual than nudity. Check out the latest video from Buzzfeed: Read more