YouTube continues to reign supreme as the top brand on Twitter, with its close-to 28 million followers enough for sixth place overall amongst all profiles on the micro-blogging social network, and more than seven million ahead of second-placed Instagram amongst brands.
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Did you know that more than one-third (36 percent) of all links shared on Twitter point to an image, but that as many as three-quarters (77 percent) of tweets that link to an image from a brand do not reference the brand by name?
It’s hard to feel any sympathy for Coca-Cola, but soft drink brands are the least likely to be tagged by Twitter users who share photos of their products, followed by beer, luxury and sport brands.
The Internet is powerful.
So powerful, in fact, that it has the bandwidth to track God.
Yesterday, as of this writing, God had: filled 238 coffee mugs and 21 beer mugs, helped Texas 100 times and New York 51 times, and helped 455 people with school work.
Since way back, Twitter has asked one simple question of its users: what’s happening?
Now, thanks to those good folks at Zoomdata, you can see a quick visualisation of what’s being discussed most heavily across everybody’s favourite micro-blogging social platform.
Did you know that close to nine in ten Twitter users in the UK also own a smartphone, with the iPhone the most popular handset?
This of course perfectly illustrates the instant and “always-on” nature of everybody’s favourite micro-blogging social network, and, on its seventh birthday, Twitter’s looking as good as ever, with its growing status amongst young and affluent social networkers in the key under 25s demographic ensuring that the future of Twitter looks very bright indeed.
Less than one-quarter (24 percent) of the United Kingdom’s fastest-growing technology companies actively used Twitter to engage customers in 2012, reveals a new study.
This number represents a huge decline from the previous year, when more than two-thirds (68 percent) of these firms used Twitter as a social engagement tool.
Last night’s GRAMMY awards gathered together the stars of music from around the world, and fans took to Twitter en masse to chat about the evening’s winners and losers, once again illustrating the micro-blogging network’s growing importance as a social television platform.
Some 13.2 million tweets were sent during the East Coast airing of the show, which peaked when Jay-Z accept his award for Best Rap Collaboration.
Twitter was the world’s fastest-growing social platform last year, with the micro-blogging network’s 40 percent active user growth between Q2 and Q4 of 2012 more than enough to push Facebook and Google+ into second and third place respectively.
Twitter grew significantly in many countries, with active user gains of more than 50 percent in Hong Kong, Russia and China, but, after a couple of years of stagnation, it’s Twitter’s huge advance in the U.S. that is perhaps its most incredible feat to date.
A new study has revealed that Twitter is the fastest-growing social network in the world, adding 40 percent more active users in 2012 to finish ahead of Facebook and the fast-climbing (but still oddly quiet) Google+.
This data comes courtesy of GlobalWebIndex, who have expanded on their findings in an updated post, which also reveals several changes in the way that people are using Twitter.
Digital marketing exec Brian Honigman put together a handy list of 100 Fascinating Social Media Statistics and Figures From 2012 for the Huffington Post.
Obviously, the 20 nuggets of Twitter info were the ones that caught our eye. Take a peek, followed by our commentary: