Huffington Post has compiled some amazing social media statistics that happened today:
2. From @Twitter: "Within a minute of today's#earthquake, there were more than 40,000 earthquake-related Tweets."
3. From @Foursquare: "Check-ins also travel faster than seismic waves (xkcd.com/723/). Over 10,000 check-ins @ Earthquakepocalypse already. http://t.co/ichT6Yg"
4. From @anoyes: "Following the East Coast quake at approx 1:55 p ET we saw term "earthquake” appear in Facebook status updates for nearly 3 mil U.S. users."
5. "Five minutes after the quake hit, Twitter's average response time doubled from 2.16 seconds to 4.17 seconds, according to monitoring site AlertSite." -- CNN Money.
Mashable is also reporting some fantastic statistics for social media sites.
Today Mashable shared a slide show of some funny Earthquake Tweets in a slide show.