Beyonce put Twitter's servers to the test when she revealed this afternoon that she is pregnant with twins. According to Twitter's analytics department, her big announcement elicited half a million tweets in 45 minutes.

"We would like to share our love and happiness," Bey wrote on Instagram. "We have been blessed two times over. We are incredibly grateful that our family will be growing by two, and we thank you for your well wishes."

Below are a handful of our favorite reactions to the announcement.