Twitter revealed a new tweet-per-second record on Friday and it seems the 143,199 tweets-per-second milestone was triggered by the airing of a Japanese animated film.
The August 2 broadcast of Hayao Miyazaki's "Castle in the Sky," which happens in Japan routinely, led to the latest all-time one-second record. The volume dwarfs Twitter's average load of about 500 million tweets a day and 5,700 tweets a second.
The new rate shatters the last record noted by Twitter: 33,388 tweets-per-second during this past New Year's Day.
This wasn't the first time "Castle … Read more