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10 Types of Twitter Users

Ben Pickering | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Ben Pickering

I think my history with the platform follows the path of many others through the stages of: "I'm on so now what?" to "Hey, look at me I'm tweeting... but nobody seems to pay attention" to "I think I finally get it" to "I'm spending way too much on Twitter."

Pinterest May Be More Popular Than You Think

Craig Kanalley | Posted 04.17.2013 | Technology
Craig Kanalley

Facebook is the dominant social network in the United States these days, in terms of users, but there's a battle underway for the number two slot, a n...

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...

INFOGRAPHIC: Breaking Down Who College Students Follow On Twitter

Posted 06.11.2012 | College

College students hardly know a world without the internet, technology and social media. There's a good chance that today's college freshmen never even...

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's Apple Partnership Spurs Staggering Growth

| Posted 12.18.2011 | Technology

‪‬ By Liz Gannes Twitter’s tight integration into Apple’s new iOS 5 has more than tripled daily Twitter sign-ups via iOS in the past week,...

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 ...

Twitter Celebrates 5th Birthday

The Huffington Post | Megan Hess | Posted 09.14.2011 | Technology

Twitter's public launch was five years ago today! That makes us want to pinch it on the cheeks and gush over how its grown. Reportedly worth more t...

I Don't Care If You Read This Article

Dave Pell | Posted 08.01.2011 | Technology
Dave Pell

The Internet measures everything. And I am a slave to those measurements. I've started measuring my sense of self-worth using the same metrics as the Internet uses to measure success.

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...

The Week's Must-See Tech Stats

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 06.01.2011 | 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...

Stunning Twitter Stats Revealed

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Five years ago, a small but dedicated team began work on the service that would become Twitter. The fledgling platform was ready for its first tweet o...

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 ...

RANKED: The Top 17 Most 'Active' Cities On Twitter

Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

A recent report by NetProspex, a sales and marketing database company, analyzes the social media activities of U.S. professionals across the country....

The Most INFLUENTIAL News Accounts On Twitter

Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Although Lady Gaga is the most-followed person on Twitter, she is not considered the "most influential" member of the Twitterati. Research conducted...

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 Charts: Awesome Twitter Infographics (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

When do people retweet most? What does a tweet's journey look like? How does a user's number of followers compare to his (or her) number of tweets? ...

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 ...