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Twitter’s Next Milestone: 300 Million Active Users Before 2015 [CHART]

Twitter's Next Milestone: 300 Million Active Users Before 2015 [CHART]

Twitter smashed almost every Wall Street estimation with its Q2 2014 earnings report released last night, and the stock subsequently went through the roof in the after-market, rallying more than 35 percent at one stage.

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Twitter Diversity Statistics: 70% Male Globally, 59% White, 29% Asian in U.S. [REPORT]

Twitter Diversity Statistics: 70% Male Globally, 59% White, 29% Asian in U.S. [REPORT]

How important is diversity in the workplace? A KelloggInsight report documented how better decisions are made by diverse businesses, while Catalyst noted that Fortune 500 companies with the highest representation of women board directors outperformed those with the least by 53 percent.

Now, Twitter has released data that reveals the company’s ethnic and gender diversity, and it makes for interesting reading.

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Millionaires Love Facebook, Ignore Twitter

Millionaires Love Facebook, Ignore Twitter

Millionaires are all about social media – but they much prefer Facebook to Twitter.

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Facebook: 23% of all Social Traffic in June (Pinterest Dips, Twitter Flat at 1%) [STATS]

Facebook: 23% of all Social Traffic in June (Pinterest Dips, Twitter Flat at 1%) [STATS]

Facebook’s slice of the social referral traffic pie got a little bit bigger last month, with the giant now accounting for almost one quarter of all social website visits, reports Shareaholic.

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Pinterest, Tumblr Drive More Website Traffic Than Twitter, Says StatCounter [STATS]

Pinterest, Tumblr Drive More Website Traffic Than Twitter, Says StatCounter [STATS]

Both Pinterest and Tumblr have driven more referral traffic to websites than Twitter in the first six months of 2014, with Twitter a distant fourth behind these two social platforms and the all-powerful Facebook, reveals data from StatCounter.

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What (And Why) Do People Share On Social Networks? [INFOGRAPHIC]

What (And Why) Do People Share On Social Networks? [INFOGRAPHIC]

What do people like to share on social networks?

Pictures, mostly, with about four in 10 sharing photos on platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and Google+.

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Twitter #WorldCup: 32 Million Tweets About #GERvARG [STATS]

Twitter #WorldCup: 32 Million Tweets About #GERvARG [STATS]

After 64 matches Germany has been declared the winner of the 2014 World Cup, edging Argentina 1-0 in extra time in a close final.

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How Much Online Business Is Done Every 30 Seconds? Incredible E-Commerce Statistics! [INFOGRAPHIC]

How Much Online Business Is Done Every 30 Seconds? Incredible E-Commerce Statistics! [INFOGRAPHIC]

How much money does the world of e-commerce generate every 30 seconds?

More than $1.2 million.

Let’s think about that number for a second. One point two million dollars, every half a minute.

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Twitter Interns Probably Make More Than You [STATS]

Twitter Interns Probably Make More Than You [STATS]

Internships aren’t always painted with the kindest brush. They’re typically seen as coffee-slinging, under-appreciated positions where burnout is higher than the demand for unpaid overtime.

But tech internships might not be such a bad racket: Twitter interns earn over 5x the national minimum wage in the US.

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With 35.6 Million Tweets, Germany’s 7-1 #WorldCup Win Over Brazil Sets A New Twitter Record [STATS]

With 35.6 Million Tweets, Germany's 7-1 #WorldCup Win Over Brazil Sets A New Twitter Record [STATS]

Yesterday, in a match that will be remembered for a long time and likely take the host nation (and its ardent fans) years to recover from, Germany humiliated a Sunday league-esque Brazil side 7-1 in the World Cup semi finals.

Twitter, of course, soaked up a lot of the conversation around the game, a lot of which was and stunned reaction, mockery and sheer bemusement.

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