The record for the maximum number of tweets in a second is 143,199. This happened on 3rd August 2013 in Japan when “Castle in the Sky”, an animated movie, was being aired on TV. Fans tweeted the word “balse” at the exact time it appeared in the movie.
Such was the media hype and frenzy around the launch of the iPad that 300,000 were sold on the very first day! [more...]