According to comScore, there’s only one country in the entire world where Twitter is more popular than Facebook. Can you guess which one it is?
Here are some hints:
Twitter was translated into this country’s language first, after English.
This country set the recent tweets-per-second record when a classic movie was played on national TV.
And, as your last clue, This country is planning on sending a tweeting humanoid robot into space.
If the robot clue didn’t give it away, you’ll never guess.
The only country in the world where Twitter is bigger than Facebook is Japan.
According to a report by Business Insider and confirmed by numbers from comScore, Japan’s number of Twitter users far surpasses its number of Facebook users.
Japan sees roughly 25 million monthly unique visitors to Twitter each month, and only 15 million monthly unique visitors to Facebook. However, if you take a look at the chart below, you’ll see that Facebook appears to be close to catching up to Twitter, and may do so in the next year.
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