When Germany scored, U.S. fans tweeted "Nazi" … a lot
By: Alex Abad-Santos, Vox
June 27, 2014Updated: June 27, 2014 at 11:48 am
Take a wild guess what happened to the use of the word "Nazi" on Twitter during Thursday's World Cup match between Germany and the United States. Just guess.
Between the 11:35 a.m. (roughly 25 minutes or so prior to the game) and 2:03 p.m. tweets that contained the word "Nazi" or "Nazis" at a rate of 3.4 tweets per second. Deadspin's Reubern Fischer-Baum useda scriptand graphed out when Twitter hit peak Nazi.