Social Media Giants First To Announce Bin Laden’s Death

Osama Bin Laden has been killed. Late Sunday night, President Barack Obama explained to the world how a team of U.S. forces conducted a strategic strike that took out the Al Qaeda leader somewhere in Pakistan. The U.S. government is in possession of his body.

Tonight will be a moment that many people will remember for the rest of their lives. That’s why we’re asking about how you first learned of this historic news. Were you in front of your television set when an anchor broke the news? Were you browsing Twitter when the avalanche of tweets started to pour in? Or did a friend text you while you were somewhere else?

Let us know how you heard about the news. Vote in our poll and let us know in the comments.



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