20 Facts about Twitter

  1. 90% of Twitter video views happen on mobile.
  2. Twitter has over 65 millions tweets every day and that averages to 750 tweets per second.
  3. Twitter had 335 million monthly active users around the world as of September 18th
  4. 44% of registered Twitter users have never Tweeted.
  5. 67% of Twitter users are more likely to buy from brands they follow.
  6. Every tweet Americans send is being archived by the Library of Congress.
  7. Saudi Arabia has the highest percentage of internet users who are active on Twitter.
  8. The Bird featured in Twitter’s Iconic Logo and Branding is called LARRY.
  9. Twitter has been suspending more than 1 million accounts per day to Fight Fake News.
  10. There is a total of 1.3 billion Twitter accounts, but only 328 million are active.
  11. Jack Dorsey (co-founder) sent the first tweet on March 21, 2006: “just setting up my twitter”.
  12. Twitter has 310 million monthly active users, almost the same as the U.S. population.
  13. American singer Katy Perry is the most followed individual on Twitter with over 109 million followers.
  14. There are more than 45 million bot accounts on Twitter.
  15. 33% of Americans Teens use Twitter.
  16. Tweets with images earned up to 18% more clicks, 89% more favourites, 150% more retweets.
  17. Twitter initially started as an SMS-based service where the standard character limit is 160 characters.
  18. The name of the social network was originally “twitter”, later changed to Twitter!
  19. On an average around 6000 tweets are sent in every second.
  20. A poll conducted during the 2016 presidential Election found that Donald Trump was the most searched tag and username on Twitter.


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