Friday, August 12, 2011

London Riots caused too many tweets and traffic for Twitter

The London Riot shaked the twitter.The twitter was spreaded with UK riots tweets.The twitter was flooded with UK traffic. A result from gosquared a real time traffic analysis site which mentioned that twitter was accounted with a  1 in 170 UK internet visits.

The Sky news is the other which is accounted with UK traffic.There was a 14% rise in UK traffic in the internet.The BBC is the one which got a high number audience for its London Riots coverage.
The spike that hitted the twitter had failed to hit on other social networking sites especially Facebook
Following is the statistics provided by Gosquared

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