Amazing Visualization of How Bin Laden News Spread Via Twitter

By The Atlantic Wire

News of Osama bin Laden's death was spread via Twitter, beginning with a message by Keith Urbahn, the chief of staff of former defense secretary Donald Rumsfeld. "So I'm told by a reputable person they have killed Osama Bin Laden," he wrote. "Hot damn."

While Urbahn was not the first to tweet the news, he was the one who gained the most trust from the network. So how exactly did this happen?

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