BCS Bowl Selections: Did BCS Anticipation Crash Twitter?

Posted by Bret Feddern on December-6-2009 Add Comments

The BCS craze has officially taken over the Internet, and it may have temporarily killed Twitter in the process.

As the anticipation for the BCS bowl selections began to boil, overzealous fans flocked to social media sites like Facebook and Twitter for gossip and hints about bowl games.

The longer fans waited, the more the rumors from "sources" started to float around the web.

The more rumors floated, the more traffic increased on social media sites. Some sites, like Twitter, may have had too much traffic to handle.

Twitter, the micro-blogging service that allows users to send and read text-based messages (called Tweets) of up to 140 characters, has become increasingly important in the world of sports. 


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