JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Twitterverse was set ablaze following the not guilty verdict in George Zimmerman's murder case Saturday night.
Shortly after the verdict was read, tweets containing words related to George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin reached nearly 64,000 tweets per minute.
The parents of Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old that was shot and killed by George Zimmerman, were issued through Twitter.
The mother of Trayvon, Sybrina Fulton (@SybrinaFulton), tweeted the following:
"Lord during my darkest hour I lean on you. You are all that I have. At the end of the day, GOD is still in control. Thank you all for your prayers and support. I will love you forever Trayvon!!! In the name of Jesus!!!"
Trayvon's father, Tracy Martin (@BTraymartin9), tweeted three times after the verdict:
"God blessed Me & Sybrina with Tray and even in his death I know my baby proud of the FIGHT we along with all of you put up for him GOD BLESS"
"Thanks to everyone who are with us and who will be with us si we together can make sure that this doesn't happen again" [sic]
"Even though I am broken hearted my faith is unshattered I WILL ALWAYS LOVE MY BABY TRAY"
George Zimmerman's brother Robert Zimmerman Jr. (@rzimmermanjr) also tweeted a message relayed from their father:
"Message from Dad: "Our whole family is relieved. Today... I'm proud to be an American. God Bless America! Thank you for your prayers!"