Election Day on Twitter: Big volume, and service didn’t crash
Twitter’s political-engagement map
Twitter came out with a bunch of stats for Election Day 2012 and boasted that amid a steady and fast stream of tweets, the service managed to keep going strong.
All told, people sent more than 31 million election-related Tweets, according to a blog post by VP of Infrastructure Mazen Rawashdeh called “Bolstering our infrastructure.” He said Twitter tracked the surge in election-related tweets at 327,452 tweets per minute (TPM).
“These numbers reflect the largest election-related Twitter conversation during our 6 years of existence,” he wrote, “though they…
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