Usain Bolt sets new Olympic record for tweets per minute

Twitter said Usain's Bolt 100m final win last night saw a new Olympics peak of 74,000 tweets per minute.

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New peak in #Olympics conversation: 74k TPM about @usainbolt winning the 100m yesterday.

And a day after becoming the 100m Olympic record, Bolt also passed the one million follower mark.

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