Top 25 Twitter Reactions To Osama bin Laden’s Death
After the news broke late Sunday night that Osama bin Laden had been killed by U.S. forces in Pakistan, Twitter exploded to rates of over 4,000 tweets a minute on the topic, resulting in eight of the 10 international trending topics being related to bin Laden’s death. Check out our list of the 20 best tweets from last night’s breaking news:
25. The First Tweet
So I’m told by a reputable person they have killed Osama Bin Laden. Hot damn.
24. Learn From Those With Experience
Just got off the phone with my boy 2Pac. Some great tips for faking your own death. I didn’t even think about leaving clues in rap albums!
23. Updating The Threat Level
Terrorism is OVER. Threat level: Rainbow! #osamabinladen
22. News Moves At The Speed of Twitter
Obama: “Osama Bin Laden is dead.” Twitter: “Yeah. We know.”
21. The Kindness of Strangers
9/11 widow on my flight. In tears. Comforted by entire cabin. Life altering event to see.
20. Navy SEALs Deliver Results
Navy Seals have just been upgraded to Navy Great White Sharks
19. The Twitter Attack
In his last attack on the world, Osama blew up all of our twitter feeds.
18. Knock Knock Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door
Sorry, you’re at the wrong gate, Osama.
17. Saying Goodbye To A Champion
R.I.P Osama Bin Laden – World Hide And Go Seek Champion (2001 – 2011)
16. An Even Smaller Screen Prevails
Since this leaked out, I’ve been glued to the screen. The phone screen, not the TV screen.
15. Trump Gets The Last Word
BREAKING NEWS: Donald Trump demands Osama Bin Laden’s death certificate.
14. Jack Bauer’s Been Busy
So now we know what Jack Bauer’s been doing since the end of “24″
13. Mark Twain Chimes In
“I’ve never wished a man dead, but I have read some obituaries with great pleasure.” -Mark Twain
12. The One Man Who Didn’t Watch The Royal Wedding
11. Life Imitating Art
10. The President’s Comeback
NBC’s Chuck Todd: “One of the most significant, if not THE most significant, accomplishment for this president in this term.”
9. Your Move Mr. Trump
“In conclusion, Mr Trump, your 15 minutes are up. My name is Barack Obama and I AM the President. “
8. Remembering A Historic Newspaper
Others will be buying newspapers tomorrow. I am taking screenshots of the homepages of news sites.
7. A Historic Conversation
This is a night that justifies the Library of Congress archiving all of Twitter.
6. The President’s Night
Got Bin Laden AND interrupted Celebrity Apprentice? Win for Obama all around.
5. Live-Tweeting the Operation
A huge window shaking bang here in Abbottabad Cantt. I hope its not the start of something nasty :-S
4. Saluting Our Navy SEALs
3. How We Found Osama
Well this sucks…I accidentally enabled location on my tweets.
2. A Lesson In Priorities
Hm. Maybe this is what the Prez meant when he told Trump he had more important things to do.
1. A Perfect Punishment
They should have captured Bin Laden alive and made him continually go through airport security for the rest of his life.