It may be a skewed sample, but the most popular discussion on Twitter wasnt on Osama bin Ladens death or even last weekends East Coast hurricane. It was Beyoncé announcing that she and Jay-Z were reproducing, a bit of breaking nonnews that resulted in a baby bump-sized boost in album and single sales. Its exciting to wonder where this precedent will lead when the next pop stars numbers start to flag.
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