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Twitter Statistics

One Statistic That Shows How Small Twitter Really Is

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 12.20.2013 | Technology

Twitter gets a lot of media buzz, but that's probably because members of the media are some of its most dedicated users. For all the attention Twitter...

The Black Twitter Revolution: African-Americans Have the Potential to Redefine the Cyber Political Landscape

Aya Saed | Posted 02.18.2013 | College
Aya Saed

If the Egyptian youth can fuel a revolution through Twitter, even when there is no Internet accessibility, our community can achieve the impossible. So the next time you tweet, remember the power that lies within your 140 characters.

9 Quirkiest Things We Never Knew About Twitter

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker and Dino Grandoni | Posted 10.16.2012 | Technology

What do you get when a social media monitoring company sifts through 36 million Twitter profiles and 28 billion tweets? Quite literally, "An Exhaus...

Actually, Obama Might Have More Fake Twitter Followers Than Romney

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 08.14.2012 | Technology

Turns out we might not be as popular as we thought. Social media management company StatusPeople has created a new tool that shows how many of our...

United We Tweet: 15 Things Twitter Tells Us About Humanity

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 07.22.2012 | Technology

Did you know that the world is collectively grumpy every morning? Or that Lady Gaga has more "monsters" following her online than the population of Te...

STUDY: Twitter Use Is On The Rise

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 06.01.2012 | Technology

These days, more and more people are tweeting. According to the Pew Research Center, as of early 2012, the number of adults who use Twitter on a d...

Twitter Finally Shares Key Stats

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 11.08.2011 | Technology

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo has finally shared some highly-anticipated statistics that shed light on just how many active users the service has, as well ...

The Fastest-Growing Demographic On Twitter Is...

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 08.01.2011 | Technology

More people are tweeting than ever before. A new report from Pew Research shows that 13 percent of online adults are using the service, up from 8 p...

Twitter: We Now Have Over 200 Million Accounts

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 06.28.2011 | Technology

See update below Twitter has released a slew of statistics in recent months, from how many tweets are sent per day to the number of accounts creat...

Teens, Tweets, Tablets vs. TVs, And More Must-See Tech Stats

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 06.11.2011 | Technology

"Numbered," our weekly digits digest, is bringing you the numbers behind the news. This feature highlights the top new stats, facts, and figures to b...

Americans Spend Half As Much Time On Twitter As On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The time Americans spend on Twitter each month is on the rise, though it still falls short of the hours we dedicate to Facebook. According to new d...

How Twitter Changed In 2010

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Facebook may have seen its chief executive honored as TIME's person of the year, but Twitter has presided over many of its own successes in 2010. It ...

8% Of Americans Use Twitter And More Stats You Need To See

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Earlier this year, Twitter boasted that the site had grown to around 190 million users who tweet around 65 million times each day. These statistics...

STUDY: 71 Percent Of Tweets Are Ignored

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Ever feel like you're tweeting but no one's reading? Well, most of the time, you may be right. That's according to a study conducted by Sysomos, a ...

Number Of Twitter Followers Does NOT Correspond To Influence: STUDY

Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Previously, a person's influence on Twitter was thought to correlate directly to the number of followers. Advertisers even pay popular Tweeters to pos...

Twitter Stats Reveal Few Americans Use Twitter, Although Most Know It (STUDY)

Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

A new report by Edison Research on Twitter usage in the United States indicates that although awareness of Twitter has skyrocketed since 2008, only a...

Twitter Stats Revealed

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

UPDATED 4/30/2010 10:06AM ET: A new study, released April 2010, examines Twitter usage in the United States, finding that although most Americans are ...