2.5 Million Tweets Honoring Steve Jobs Tweeted In First 12 Hours After News Of His Death.

How important was Steve Jobs to planet Earth? According to social media analyzing firm Sysomos, 1 hour after news broke of Steve Jobs’ death the total number of tweets paying homage to the great innovator topped 500,000. 11 hours later the number surpassed 2.5 million.

The hash tags tracked include: steve jobs’, stevejobs, ripsteve, ripjobs, ripstevejobs, #stevejobs, #ripsteve, #ripjobs, #ripstevejobs, #stevejobs.

Pretty cool.


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    Thanks for sharing some of our Sysomos research with your readers!

    Sheldon, community manager for Sysomos