How Fast Can Larry the Bird Fly These Days? About 3,000 Tweets Per Second (Up 25% in One Month!)

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So, it's more or less been confirmed that the long nameless Twitter bird has actually been named "Larry" all along (likely in reference to Larry Bird, the former professional basketball player). But how fast can that bird fly? These days, Larry is up to 3,000 tweets per second. And that's up by about 25% from just one month ago! Whew, those wings sure are pumping.

This data comes from Social Jumpstart, which analyzed the activity popular social networks experience every minute. Twitter sees 175,000 tweets, while Foursquare sees 2,000 checkins, Flickr sees 3,100 photos uploaded, and newcomer Pinterest sees over 1,000 new unique visitors. In the big leagues, Facebook clocks in at 700,000 messages sent per 60 seconds, while YouTube clocks in at a staggering 2 million videos views. 

Infographic: Social Jumpstart

Company:
YouTube
Website:
http://www.youtube.com
Location:
San Bruno, California, United States

Founded in February 2005, YouTube is the leader in online video, and the premier destination to watch and share original videos worldwide through a Web experience. YouTube allows people to easily upload and share video clips on www.YouTube.com and across the Internet through websites, mobile devices, blogs, and email. Everyone can watch videos on YouTube. People can see first-hand accounts of current events, find... more

Company:
Twitter
Website:
http://www.twitter.com
Location:
San Francisco, California, United States

Twitter is a privately funded startup with offices in the SoMA neighborhood of San Francisco, CA. Started as a side project in March of 2006, Twitter has grown into a real-time short messaging service that works over multiple networks and devices. In countries all around the world, people follow the sources most relevant to them and access information via Twitter as it happens—from breaking world news to updates... more


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