Latest update: 05/05/2011
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Bin Laden's death marks 'Twitter Moment'
The killing of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden on May 1 sparked a massive surge of online traffic across search engines, social networks and most notably micro-blogging services. More than anything else, the event highlighted the growing importance of the Web at times of breaking news.
By Eric Olander