Facebook Post Garners 1M Comments

Users shatter Guinness World Record
By Matt Cantor,  Newser User
Posted Jan 31, 2012 2:13 PM CST
A screen grab of the post.   (Facebook.com)

(Newser) – A team of about 100 Facebook pals has collaborated to comment more than a million times on a post—setting an official Guinness record, KTXL-TV reports. The initial post was made in October in the Facebook group Ffgpioneers/gwr/attempt. (It was an innocuous post made just for this purpose.) To garner 1,001,619 comments (and counting), each user had to post some 9,300 times on average, the Huffington Post notes. The previous record was 529,335. "I'm no spring chicken anymore and I really haven’t done anything phenomenal," one of the posters said. Now she has. (Read more Facebook stories.)

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