By November 7, 2012 2 Comments Read More →

Can a single tweet break the sound barrier?

It has to be some kind of record. 84,142 people retweeted Barack Obama’s victory tweet this evening.

84,142 retweets.

In 5 minutes.

That’s 280.5 retweets each second.

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Mark Blevis is a digital public affairs strategist and President of FullDuplex.ca, an integrated digital communications, public affairs and research company. His work focuses on the role of digital tools and culture on issues and reputation management. He also leads research into how Canadian opinions are shaped through online content and interactions.