The Women's World Cup set the record on Twitter for maximum tweets per second. The Women s World Cup final between Japan and the United States eclipsed the records of wedding of Prince William and Kate and the death of Osama bin Laden on Twitter.
The Women s World Cup set the record for maximum tweets per second. The exciting climax drew 7,196 tweets per second. The previous record of 6,939 was set just after midnight in Japan on New Year s Day. Other spikes include bin Laden s death (5,106 per second) and the Super Bowl in February (4,064).
Japan lifted the World Cup trophy for the first time after going 0-25 against the Americans over the years. The record-breaking numbers reflect a sharp rise in Twitter usage. Its users send 200 million tweets per day.