What Happened August 6th?

I was checking out a cool visualization application that Jeff Nugent alerted me to in Twitter this morning – Twitter StreamGraph. I entered “elearning” and got the following graph:

Since Twitter Streamgraph grabs the last 200 tweets that used the word “elearning”, it makes me wonder what happened on August 6th that jumped its usage so much.

Any ideas?

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  1. My guess would be the start of the Distance Teaching and Learning conference in Madison. eLearning is far more tweetable than Distance Teaching and Learning. 21 fewer characters.

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