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August 30, 2011

Tweeting: the new speed of news

Can you tweet faster than an earthquake travels? Twitter thinks so:

Here's Twitter traffic mentioning earthquakes in the 12 minutes after the quake:

I wonder how many news outlets had information up on their site within 12 minutes?

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