The last of three debates between the presidential candidates also brought up the rear in Twitter activity.
During tonight's showdown between President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, Twitter users sent 6.5 million tweets regarding the debate during the event, the microblogging site said. That comes in well behind the 10.3 million tweets sent during the first presidential debate on October 3 but close on the heels of the 7.2 million tweets sent during the October 16 debate.
Tweets peaked around midway through the debate with 105,767 tweets per minute when Obama -- … Read more