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The World's 10 Most Tweeted Moments

Tweets Per Second: 8,868 Date: Aug. 28, 2011 Multi-platinum artist Beyoncé caused a Twitter frenzy upon revealing a “baby bump” following her performance at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards. Thanks to Beyoncé’s 2 million followers, among others on Twitter that night, this moment holds the top spot as the world’s most tweeted moment. It’s ironic, considering @Beyonce Knowles, as of this writing, has never actually Tweeted. Beyoncé’s estimated earnings were $87 million dollars, according to Forbes

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1. Beyoncé Reveals Baby Bump

Tweets Per Second: 8,868
Date: Aug. 28, 2011

Multi-platinum artist Beyoncé caused a Twitter frenzy upon revealing a “baby bump” following her performance at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards.

Thanks to Beyoncé’s 2 million followers, among others on Twitter that night, this moment holds the top spot as the world’s most tweeted moment. It’s ironic, considering @Beyonce,as of this writing, has never actually tweeted anything.

Beyoncé’s estimated earnings were $87 million dollars, according to Forbes magazine’s ranking of the top 20 highest Hollywood earners of 2010.

Photo: Jeff Kravitz | FilmMagic, Inc | Getty Images || Source: Twitter, Forbes