Justin Bieber Arrest Breaks Record For Most Tweets in 24 Hours
Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 01.24.2014
Over four million...
Justin Bieber's arrest on Thursday broke the record for most Tweets in a twenty-four hour period. TimeLine Labs reports that messages about Bieber and his arrest topped 4.28 million in the twenty-four hours following his arrest. That number was a 717% increase from Tweets about Bieber the previous day.
The arrest also placed in nine out of the top ten trending hashtags for the day, as you can see below. The Bieber-related Tweet spree hit as high as 6,100 Tweets per minute at peak, topping the previous record of 5,300 per minute for Beyonce's surprise album release in December.
The top ten hashtags related to Biebers arrest are below with the number of Tweets related to each: