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What Kind of Tweeter Are You?

Graham Milne | Posted 06.13.2014 | Technology
Graham Milne

After having been on it for almost three years and with an eye to noticing patterns that I've been told by experts that I possess, I've managed to categorize the users of Twitter into twelve distinct types.

Will Twitter Plateau By 2018?

Reuters | By Gerry Shih | Posted 05.27.2014 | Technology

By Gerry Shih SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Twitter Inc's messaging service will have close to 400 million global users by 2018, mostly in A...

Bianca Bosker

Twitter Tries Out A New Definition For Twitter

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 04.29.2014 | Technology

When Twitter filed for its initial public stock offering last year, it clumsily described itself as a "global platform for public self-expression and ...

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 Burning Problem Twitter Has To Address

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 11.07.2013 | Technology

LOS ANGELES (AP) — They loved it. Now they hate it. A growing number of celebrities, athletes and self-promoters are burnt out and signing off of...

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."

You Won't Believe How Many People Have Quit Twitter

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Retired schoolteacher Donald Hovasse signed up for Twitter about a year ago at the urging...

Twitter Will Damn Your Soul, Religious Cleric Says

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 05.18.2013 | Technology

On May 15, Abdul Latif Abdul Aziz al-Sheikh, the most senior religious authority in Saudi Arabia, declared that Saudi citizens who use Twitter are ris...

Do You Think You're A 'Social Media Ninja'? You're Not Alone

The Huffington Post | Noalee Harel | Posted 01.21.2013 | Technology

"Social media marketer" is so 2011. Today, everyone wants to be a "ninja," guru" or "master" of Twitter. While there's no exact description for wha...

Top 100 Business, Leadership and Technology Twitter Accounts You Must Follow

Vala Afshar | Posted 03.19.2013 | Technology
Vala Afshar

Selecting the top 100 Twitter accounts that every business, technology, and leadership person should follow on Twitter was not an easy task. My criteria for selecting the very best accounts was based on three factors: Content quality, content frequency, and a willingness to engage.

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...

Twitter Users Evenly Divided On Obamacare Ruling, Analysis Shows

The Huffington Post | Ethan Klapper | Posted 07.02.2012 | Politics

Twitter users were almost evenly divided in how they reacted to Thursday's Supreme Court ruling, an analysis of tweets shows. Of 500 randomly selec...

If You're On Facebook, You're Likely A...

Reuters | Lucas Shaw | Posted 05.12.2012 | Technology

By Lucas Shaw NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) - Do social media sites like Facebook and Twitter have a liberal bias? "Internet us...

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 ...

Bianca Bosker

Why Are African Americans More Likely To Join Twitter?

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 10.02.2011 | Technology

African Americans are more likely than whites to use Twitter -- and the gap is growing. Experts have attributed the difference in Twitter uptake am...

$7 Billion?

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 09.05.2011 | Technology

A little bird is chirping dollar signs: Social messaging service Twitter could be valued at as high as $7 billion, according to the Wall Street Journa...

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...

Twitter Still Dominated By Noisy Minority, Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.28.2011 | Technology

See update below Cornell University and Yahoo! Research have released a ten-page research report that offers insight into how content is being crea...

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...

Twitter Passes MySpace

WSJ | Amir Efrati | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Last month the four-year-old micro-blogging service surpassed MySpace in unique visitors to become the No. 3 social networking-type service in the wor...

GUESS WHO: Twitter's 10 Most Retweeted Users

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The social media analysts at Klout have created an infographic highlighting the top 10 most retweeted Twitter users. As Klout points out, none of ...

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 ...