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Beyonce's pregnancy makes Twitter history

Beyonce's pregnancy reveal at the MTV Video Music Awards lead to the most tweets per second ever recorded for a single event.

August 30, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
Beyonce's big reveal at the MTV Video Music Awards lead to a Twitter record.

During the ceremony, Beyonce unbuttoned her jacket and rubbed her baby bump.

Twitter confirms the pregnancy announcement set off a tweeting frenzy that saw nearly 9,000 tweets per second.

That's the most tweets per second ever recorded for a single event.


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