6/27/2013

Social media users flocked to Facebook and Twitter to discuss -- and, mostly, to celebrate -- the U.S. Supreme Court's decision striking down the Defense of Marriage Act and legalizing same-sex marriage in California. By midafternoon Wednesday, Facebook estimated, it had registered more than 4 million mentions of the ruling, while Twitter recorded a peak of 9,188 ruling-related tweets per minute.

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