Some interesting and useful Twitter Stats

Influential Marketing has a post with some useful stats  from the Sysomos report on Twitter.  I wonder why Tuesday is the most active day. hmmm.  There is more information on the orginal post and you download the full report if you’re inclined

  1. 21% (One Fifth) of Twitter accounts are empty placeholders.
  2. Nearly 94% of all Twitter accounts have less than 100 followers.
  3. March and April of 2009 were the tipping point for Twitter.
  4. 150 followers is the magic number.
  5. A small minority creates most of the activity
  6. Half of all Twitter users are not “active.”
  7. Tuesday is the most active Twitter day.
  8. APIs have been the key to Twitter’s growth & utility.
  9. English still dominates Twitter.
  10. Twitter is being led by the social media geeks.
  11. Bonus Geographical Stat/Quote: The cities with the biggest Twitter populations are New York, Los Angeles, Toronto, San Francisco, and Boston. Los Angeles is the fastest growing city on the list.”


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5 comments for “Some interesting and useful Twitter Stats

  1. August 4, 2009 at 3:42 pm

    These stats are really not all that surprising to me. I mean, the biggest Twitter users live in the most populous cities…

  2. EasonDobbs
    August 4, 2009 at 4:09 pm

    Twitter is also important for news junkies who live in small towns and rural areas.

  3. melatoninTechy
    September 28, 2009 at 12:35 am

    i just love Twittering compared to blogging. i was a blog addict and now i am a Twitter addict.

  4. Caramoan
    December 25, 2009 at 2:27 am

    Twitter is some ways is much better than blogging. I love to Twitter my everyday activities on my friends and relatives.

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