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Has #OccupyWallStreet Run Out Of Steam?

For a movement coordinated through social media, #OccupyWallStreet is far past its peak. A few simple hashtag graphs say it all.

Last updated on July 3, 2018, at 11:19 a.m. ET

Posted on September 19, 2011, at 11:59 a.m. ET

The #occupywallstreet and #takewallstreet hashtags peaked Saturday evening, making up 0.22% of all Twitter traffic.

The #occupywallstreet and #takewallstreet hashtags peaked Saturday evening, making up 0.22% of all Twitter traffic.

For comparison, this is roughly equivalent to the average Justin Bieber background noise on an off-day.

For comparison, this is roughly equivalent to the average Justin Bieber background noise on an off-day.

By midnight Sunday, #occupywallstreet and #takewallstreet hashtags had fallen to roughly the level of average off-peak Lady Gaga tweets.

By midnight Sunday, #occupywallstreet and #takewallstreet hashtags had fallen to roughly the level of average off-peak Lady Gaga tweets.

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