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Powerful Superstorm images flood social media

  • Instagram received 10 photos per second tagged #sandy
  • Discussion about Sandy dominated conversation on Facebook
  • The National Guard posted video of their aerial search on YouTube

(CNN) -- Photos and videos of Superstorm Sandy are being shared across social media at a record-breaking pace. Instagram received 10 photo submissions per second tagged #Sandy during the height of activity on Monday. Facebook reported that conversation around the storm was measurably higher than any other topic discussed on the platform including the upcoming elections.

The images and video below represent some of the most powerful images CNN has been able to gather and verify.

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