Posts Tagged ‘Twitter Stats’
Did you know that the very first tweet was sent on Twitter on March 21st, 2006, but that the platform didn’t fully open its doors to the public until almost four months later, on July 15th?
Did you know that 347,222 tweets are sent each and every minute on Twitter?
What if I told you that in just 60 seconds, 108 new accounts are created, 1,458,333 Twitter search engine queries are performed, 4,398 unique site visits are generated, $1,744 is earned in advertising revenue and 700 video links are shared?
“Twttr” first opened its doors as an employee-only platform on March 21, 2006, when co-founder Jack Dorsey famously wrote “just setting up my twttr”, the first-ever tweet.
The service launched to the public in July 2006, and later rebranded as “Twitter”. The first hashtag was used in August 2007, and the site passed one million users the following year.
Yesterday, in a much-anticipated keynote, Apple announced a range of exciting new products, including two new iPhones (a 4.7 inch iPhone 6 and 5.5 inch iPhone 6 Plus), an Apple Watch (their first wearable device) and Apple Pay (which adds a new category to Apple’s business: mobile payments).
The company also revealed the launch date for iOS 8, which is September 12th.
With so much happening, the conversation quickly turned to Twitter. How did we react?
Did you know that more than two in five of all mentions on Twitter – all those @replies and @username tags we each do many times each day – take place in the United States?
The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards took place on Monday* and as usual fans quickly moved the conversation to Twitter, discussing the appearances of their favourite stars and shows, alongside key moments throughout the night.
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