One Million Percent Increase in Searches for Bin Laden'

Wednesday May 4th 2011 by Staff

On May 1, Google searches for "Bin Laden" skyrocketed much higher than the searches for the royal wedding a few days earlier.

TechCrunch: Google is now reporting that searches for the term "Bin Laden" surged up one million percent on Sunday, May 1, between 7:30 and 8:30 pm PST. Comparison graphs show that the increase in searches following Osama bin Laden's death was much higher than the surge of searches related to the royal wedding a few days earlier.

Twitter had previously reported that the event resulted in the highest sustained tweet rate ever -- 3440 tweets per second.

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