It's 14.28 in New York, and 25 800 tweets have reached 10 700 000 people via the #OccupyWallStreet hashtag, despite a shift to alternate hashtags following suspicions that Twitter had kept the hashtag from trending.
Of these tweets, 6900 (27%) were original, while RTs made up 17 700 (69%) and @ messages 1 200 (5%). The top 5 tweeters made up 5% of that traffic - so 1200 people have RTed their tweets or mentioned them. And the top 50 contributors made up 9% of the traffic, with 2300 interactions.
Al Jazeera is among the top 20 most popular tweeters, because of @ajstream. No other representatives of the mainstream media made it onto the top 20 list in terms of popularity. Three of them (@AJElive, @CNNmoney and @DemocracyNow) made the list of the 20 most influential tweeters, because of their reach, but all tweeted just once, according to my statistics.
The #TakeWallStreet hashtag is being used alongside #OccupyWallStreet and is a more likely contender. UPDATE: the #TakeWallStreet hashtag is now trending worldwide.
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