1,000,000 Status Updates on CNN Live with Facebook During Obama Inauguration (Updated)

We have the latest stats from Facebook on the CNN Live Facebook Connect integration that appeared to go off without a hitch this morning.

Updated – As of 2:22pm ET:

  • 1,000,000 people have updated their Facebook status through the CNN.com Live Facebook feed, according to Randi Zuckerberg
  • There were an average of 4,000 status updates every minute during the broadcast
  • There were 8,500 status updates the minute Obama began his speech
  • Obama’s page has more than 4 million fans and more than 500,000 wall posts

The CNN Live with Facebook integration is the most widely used Facebook Connect integration we’ve seen to date. Facebook users are able to make status updates while watching CNN.com’s live coverage of inauguration day, and see the status updates of both friends and everyone watching. For more background on other inauguration day campaigns on Facebook, click here.

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