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Twitter Lit Up When Superdome Lost Power

NPR
Monday, February 4, 2013

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Twitter was on fire during the Super Bowl, but the twitterverse really lit up when the lights went out at the Superdome. Someone created a Twitter account named "SuperBowlLights." Many people tweeted Beyonce must have caused the failure with her electric half-time show.

Transcript

DAVID GREENE, HOST:

Good morning, I'm David Greene.

If you can imagine, Twitter was on fire during the Super Bowl. But the Twitterverse really lit up when the lights went out at the Superdome. Predictably, someone created a Twitter account named SuperBowlLights, and there were tweets like this: Only need half the lights anyway, as only half the teams are playing - that's just mean. Many people tweeted that it must have been Beyonce who knocked out the lights with her electric half-time show

Well, we'll always leave the lights on four you here at MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.

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