If you haven't heard, Sunday's
The big game, officialy known as Super Bowl XLVI, was a record setter for the popular social network
Millions of tweets were sent during the game as Twitter users shared their commentary on quarterback
The 46th annual Super Bowl set a record for the most tweets per second during a sporting event, with 13.7 million game-related tweets sent out from 3 to 8 p.m. pacific time, when the game was broadcast on
"In 2008, Twitter's largest spike in tweets per second (TPS) during the Super Bowl was just 27," Twitter said in a blog post on Monday. Last year, Super Bowl fans peaked at 4,064 tweets per second during the Super Bowl, far less than in 2012, the company said.
"This year, the TPS peak was 12,233 tweets. The spike took place in the final three minutes of the game, during which fans sent an average of 10,000 TPS," Twitter said.
But the Giants and the Patriots weren't the only thing Twitter users were sounding off about during the Super Bowl.