Japan & South Korea Top Tweets Per Second For New Year

posted on 2013-01-02 23:54 EST

Twitter revealed on their official blog that Tokyo, Japan and Seoul, South Korea scored the highest Tweets per second rating during the breaking of the 2013 New Year. The countries each tweeted 33,388 tweets per second. The runner-up for top tweets per second were New York, USA and Bogotá, Colombia, each tweeting 13,336 tweets per second.

Japan set a record for the number of tweets per second back in December 2011 during the 13th airing of Studio Ghibli's Castle in the Sky animated movie. Twitter users in Japan tweeted 11,349 tweets per second during the scene in which main characters Pazu and Sheeta say the spell word "balse" at the climax of the film.

Source: CNET Japan via Hachima Kikō

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