The 2012 London Olympics were a highly talked about topic this summer, and Twitter's got proof. More than 150 million tweets were sent out about the Games over the last 16 days, the social network said.
The company put together a blog post Sunday night with measurements on the most-tweeted-about events, athletes, sports as well as other statistics as the 30th Olympic Games drew to a close.
Among the most tweeted events, Usain Bolt stole the show with three of the top five. His 200-meter sprint sparked 80,000 tweets per minute, followed by his victory on the 100-meter sprint, which saw 74,000 tweets per minute. His win in the 400-meter relay with the Jamaican team came in as the fourth-most-tweeted-about event, with more than 52,000 tweets per minute.
In third place was Andy Murray's victory in the men's tennis singles tournament, with more than 57,000 tweets per minute, while the U.S.' win over Spain in men's basketball rounded up the top five, with 41,000 tweets per minute.