Social Media News of Bin Laden’s death broke on Twitter As President Obama wrote his speech on Sunday, a former Rumsfeld staffer tweeted: “So I’m told by a reputable person they have killed Osama Bin Laden. Hot damn.” By Michael SebastianMay 2, 2011 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.