According to social media monitoring firm SR7, which provides Social Media Intelligence, research, strategy development and execution. The online reaction on Twitter to Steve Jobs passing reached 10,000 tweets per second!
The previous records were
- Beyonce’s performance at a MTV Video Music Awards where she announced she was pregnant, reached 8,868 TPS (tweets per second)
- Japan beating the USA in the women’s soccer World Cup that produced 7,196 TPS
- Osama Bin Laden’s death recorded 5,000 tweets per second.
He lived each day as if it was his last and in so doing has made Apple one of the most valuable companies in the world.