It’s a reflection of how quickly media is changing.
Before the story was was announced on mainstream media websites – a little over an hour after the police had found Winehouse dead in her north London flat – micro-blogging site Twitter was already responding to the death of the singer.
Amy Winehouse quickly became one of Twitter’s trending topics, representing nearly 10 per cent of all tweets worldwide – with approximately 20million people communicating with one another about her death.
Why #NOTW hasn’t been trending on Twitter
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