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Twitter use at Comic-Con falls short of expectations

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Analysts had predicted that Comic-Con would spike Twitter traffic as the geeked-out attendees took to cell phones to instantly tell the world about the sneak previews of movies and TV shows they were seeing — but it appears that wasn’t the case, Variety reports. No film generated more than 1 percent of tweets in any given hour during the fest, according to data from market research firm Interpret; the latest Harry Potter movie to hit theaters sparked more discussion on the social networking site than Comic-Con or any of the projects showing there. However, among the convention’s most-tweeted selections were Twilight sequel New Moon, followed by Alice in Wonderland, Tron: Legacy, Iron Man 2, and District 9.