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8 In 10 UK Twitter Users Access Via Mobile, Mostly To Read Tweets [STUDY]

8 In 10 UK Twitter Users Access Via Mobile, Mostly To Read Tweets [STUDY]

80 percent of Twitter users in the United Kingdom access the social network via a mobile device, with reading tweets the favoured activity by three in five users, reveals a new study from Nielsen and Twitter.

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The U.S. Only Ranks 8th In Twitter Penetration [CHART]

The U.S. Only Ranks 8th In Twitter Penetration [CHART]

Where do you think Twitter is most prevalent?

The answer will probably surprise you: it’s Saudi Arabia, as we reported on recently.

So where does that leave the U.S. in the hierarchy of tweeting countries? What about the U.K.?

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72% Of Adults Use Social Media (And One In Five Use Twitter) [STUDY]

Almost three-quarters (72 percent) of online adults in the U.S. now use social media, suggests new data from Pew Internet.

This represents a significant rise from when Pew first carried out this research in February 2005, when just 8 percent of online adults were active in social channels.

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UK’s Fastest-Growing Tech Companies Are Cutting Back On Twitter, Says Report [STUDY]

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.

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Do Women Tweet Differently Than Men? And Other Interesting Uses of the Twitter API

Twitter is not just for tweeting anymore. With the access to Twitter’s functionality and data through it’s API, researchers and the general public alike have the ability to build their own applications to do just about anything. Take for instance, Martin Robbins, science blogger for the Guardian. He wanted to answer the loaded question… Do women science bloggers tweet differently to men?
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Map of National Twitter Usage: See how your State Compares [Infographic]

Are you in one of the top tweeting states? If you sighed and said “well I’m not in California or New York” and counted yourself out, think again: the top tweeting states compared to the national average will surprise you. Take a look at the map below, and get your state’s Twitter grade now.
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