In a joyous triumphant moment, May 1st showed Americans taking to social media to spread the word that the mastermind terrorist behind the September 11th attacks is now dead. Jubilant crowds gathered outside the WhiteHouse while the rest of America tuned in to watch the President confirm the news that had already flooded Twitter.
Shortly after the news was confirmed, a Facebook fan page went up entitled, “Osama Bin Laded is DEAD“. Within less than an hour it had over 215,000 likes, surely destined to beat Charlie Sheen’s Twitter follower record. People even took to YouTube to express their joy.
The first leak of the news came via Twitter from Keith Urbahn, former Chief of Staff, Office of Donald Rumsfeld: