Nazis per Second on the Tweeties

Superinteressante Datenvisualisierung: Die Anzahl der Tweets pro Sekunde, die während des gestrigen Spiels gegen die USA das Wort „Nazi“ enthielten. Nice one!

To find out, from 11:35 a.m. to 2:03 p.m. we recorded tweets and retweets that contained the word "Nazi" or "Nazis" (not case sensitive). We pulled 30,209 in total, or 3.4 "Nazi"s per second.

The chart above shows when these tweets occurred, broken into 15-second bins. There's definitely some baseline "Nazi" usage in here, and plenty of meta commentary, too, but the spike at Germany's goal—when "Nazi" topped 20 tweets per second—speaks for itself.

When Did Nazi Insults Spike On Twitter During USA-Germany? (via @William Gibson)