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Posts Tagged ‘Users’

Only 85 Million Twitter Accounts Have at Least One Follower [Stats]

The number of people using Twitter has been an elusive stat to get a hold of. But a little digging in the Twitter API has revealed that only 85 million accounts – nowhere near the more than 200 million that Twitter cites as existing – have at least one follower. More stats below.
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50% of Tweets Consumed Are Created by 20K Elite Users [Study]

Twitter is a haven for influencers – celebrities, media professionals, bloggers, and though-leaders abound. And it’s this group who creates the vast majority of the tweets you read. According to a study conducted by researchers at Yahoo!, 50% of the tweets you read are produced by just 20k users. More from this study below.
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So, How Many People are Actually on Twitter?

Twitter has been nototiously tight-lipped about exactly how many of its 100s of millions of accounts are active. They, understandably, don’t want it to get out that only a small percent of Twitter accounts are actually being used by real people. New data from eMarketer sheds some insight on the true number of active Twitter users – and it’s probably smaller than you think.
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