Facebook Users Flock to Chilean Mine Rescue

An interesting tidbit and graphic from Facebook manager of public-policy communications Andrew Noyes: At 11:12 p.m. ET Tuesday, when the first rescued miner emerged from the northern Atacama desert in Chile, the social-networking site experienced a peak of related stories, with user-generated stories reaching 478 per minute in Chile and 1,265 in the United States.

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