3% of Twitter Traffic Bieber-Related

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By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 8, 2010 10:56 AM CDT
Singer Justin Bieber performs at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2010 in New York.   (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)

(Newser) – In a terrifying sign of what our world has come to, Gizmodo reports that 3% of Twitter traffic is devoted to ... Justin Bieber. Designer Dustin Curtis tweeted a quote from a Twitter employee Monday: "At any moment, Justin Bieber uses 3% of our infrastructure. Racks of servers are dedicated to him." Seriously. Interestingly enough, it turns out most big Twitter users have their very own dedicated servers.

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