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With more than 4 million followers, President Chavez was one of the most active world leaders on twitter. When Vice President Maduro announced his death on Tuesday, it was no surprise that twitter erupted with tweets about Chavez.
Greenberg Quinlan Rosner collected all the tweets about Chavez before, during and after Maduro´s announcement of the president´s death. A closer look at twitter patterns during this period sheds some light on how twitter users reacted to an event that could change the fate of Venezuela and Latin America.