Twitter users sending 200 million tweets a day
Friday 01 July 2011
Twitter users are sending 200 million tweets a day, up from 65 million a year ago, the micro-blogging service said Thursday.
"For context on the speed of Twitter's growth, in January of 2009, users sent two million tweets a day," Twitter said in a blog post.
The San Francisco-based Twitter was founded in 2006. It has more than 200 million users.
According to a recent study by the Pew Research Center, 13 percent of the online US adults aged 18 and older use Twitter, up from eight percent in November 2010.
Life & Style blogs
The food poverty scandal that shames Britain: Nearly 1m people rely on handouts to eat – and benefit reforms may be to blame
US Navy christens huge $3 billion destroyer ship USS Zumwalt that appears as a fishing boat on enemy radar
Nigel Farage fatigue? Half of voters ‘immune’ to Ukip’s appeal
Scottish independence: It is the English who should be on their knees, begging the Scots to vote ‘No’
Nigel Farage on Have I Got News For You: Ukip leader ridiculed over expenses and party 'fruitcakes'
Nigel Farage: I’m taking on the status quo, and the Establishment’s fighting back
- 1 Poveglia: 'World's most haunted island' up for auction...is anyone brave enough to buy it?
- 2 Refugee facing deportation from Sweden saved by fellow passengers refusing to let plane leave
- 3 Naked yoga: the bare truth - it's already big in the US, and has now landed here
- 4 24 people applied for the 'world's toughest job', here are their interviews
- 5 Scientists warn we've hit 'peak beard': The more people grow facial hair, the less attractive it is
iJobs Gadgets & Tech
£18000 - £22000 Per Annum: Clearwater People Solutions Ltd: Resourcer Reports...
£35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent company benefits : Pro-Recruitment Group...
£55000 - £62000 per annum + outstanding benefits and bonus: Pro-Recruitment Gr...
£35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package: Harrington Starr: SharePoi...