The President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, spoke at the Democratic National Convention tonight and broke some Twitter records (for politics) while he was at it, according to the company. Extra points to Twitter, the site didn’t go down or falter once during the entire speech. “A new record political moment on Twitter: @BarackObama drives 52,757 Tweets per minute. Over 9 million Tweets sent about #DNC2012.” The people listened…and tweeted in droves during his entire speech. The numbers dwarfed those seen during the Republican National Convention (4M total), and are absolutely jaw-dropping. Read the full story at Tech Crunch.
About Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.