If you’ve never seen GigaTweet, then you should check it out ). It’s basically like a tweet gauge showing you, in real time, the number of tweets being posted to Twitter – it’s actually crazy to thing this many updates are occuring at once!
If you site an watch the GigaTweet gauge run, it’s almost 1000 tweets per second that are occurring – pretty amazing if you ask me.
Anyway, according to GigaTweet – Twitter has now surpassed the 5 billion tweet mark!
The way to put this in perspective for normal website owners is this – each tweet is an individual web page. So this means that Twitter is now made up of over 5 billion web pages!
Here’s a screen shot of approximately 12:03 am EST: