Beyonce & Her Preggers Announcement Set New Twitter & MTV Record
Beyonce & Jay-Z's unborn baby is already making history. It's only fitting right? Thanks to Bey's pregnancy announcement at the MTV VMA's Sunday night, Twitter was set on fire like never before, and MTV raked in history making numbers in their network's history.
It took Baby Carter's mom and dad some years to start making history. It only took this one a few (about 4) months. In addition to all the hot performers adding to the numbers, once Beyonce held her belly on the MTV red carpet, then dropped the mic and showed her protruding baby bump, ish got crazy.
Reportedly, when Bey made her big reveal, Tweets were sent out via the social networking site at 8,868 tweets per second. This beat the previous record of a little over 7K tweets per second when Japan beat the U.S. Women's soccer team this past summer.
And that's not the only record breaking moment. MTV reports that they had their biggest audience in the network's history with a record-breaking 12.4 million total viewers. 8.5 million of those viewers were ages 12-34.
In addition, the VMAs is the #1 cable telecast of 2011 with 12-34 demo and the #1 non-sports cable telecast of 2011 with total viewers.
And MTV digital saw their largest mobile, twitter, and other social networking numbers in their history.
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