Twitter Statistics

December 4, 2012 at 8:00 am | Posted in Interesting Facts | Leave a comment
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  • There are 175 million tweets sent from Twitter every day in 2012. (source: Infographics Labs)
  • The average Twitter user has tweeted 307 times. (source: Diego Basch’s Blog)
  • Since the dawn of Twitter, there’s been a total of 163 billion tweets. (source: Diego Basch’s Blog)
  • 56 percent of customer tweets to companies are being ignored. (sources: AllTwitter)
  • Barack Obama’s victory tweet was the most retweeted tweet ever with over 800K retweets. (source: The Guardian)
  • Top 3 countries on Twitter are the USA at 107 million, Brazil 33 million and Japan at nearly 30 million. (source: Jeff Bullas)
  • The average user follows (or is followed by) 51 people. (source: Diego Basch’s Blog)
  • The 2012 election broke records with 31.7 million political tweets. Election Day was by far the most tweeted about event in US political history. (source: Marketing Land)
  • 32 percent of all Internet users are using Twitter. (source: Marketing Land)
  • Twitter is projected to make a total of $540 million in advertising revenue by 2014. (source: Web Analytics World)
  • 69 percent of follows on Twitter are suggested by friends. (source: Web Analytics World)
  • In 2012, 1 million accounts are added to Twitter everyday. (source: Infographics Labs)
  • Lady Gaga has 31 million followers, which is the most followed account on Twitter. (source: Socialbakers)
  • The most followed brand on Twitter is YouTube with 19 million followers. (source: All Twitter)
  • The USA’s 141.8 million accounts represents 27.4 percent of all Twitter users. (source: All Twitter)
  • The “Castle in the Sky” TV screening was the busiest time on Twitter ever with 25,088 tweets per second. (source: Sys-Con)
  • 11 accounts are created every second on Twitter. (source: Infographics Labs)
  • 50 percent of Twitter users are using the social network via mobile. (source: Microsoft tag)
  • 34 percent of marketers have generated leads using Twitter. (source: Digital Buzz Blog)
  • 26 percent of retweets are incited by a request to retweet. (source: Web Analytics World)

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