For Facebook IPO, $5 billion and (seemingly) 5 billion tweets

Hours after the Facebook IPO, the company's name appeared in more than 1 percent of all Twitter posts worldwide. The graph above shows the spike in Facebook-related social media activity.
Twitter posts including the word "Facebook" peaked shortly after the company filed its IPO at 1:49 p.m. PST. This graph from Twitter trend-tracking site Trendistic shows the peak for both "Facebook" and "IPO."

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