It still fell well short of the overall record, which we'll get to later. First, look at a number of games that were among the most tweeted:
And here's how it lands among some of the most-tweeted news events, with December's reairing of Hayao Miyazaki's anime film "Laputa: Castle in the Sky" holding the record at an astonishing 25,088 tweets per second:
One can only wonder: Will sports finally catch the Miyazaki film? And which event will do it?
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