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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.

The survey also revealed that 80 percent of Spanish Twitter users also access Twitter via a mobile device, compared to 72 percent in the Netherlands and 68 percent in France.

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

Reading tweets was the top Twitter pastime in these four countries, with clicking on links also popular. *

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

* Interesting that old-fashioned quoting of tweets is more popular than those newfangled retweets in the UK. Unless the study refers to tweets that contain quotes. In which case, ugh.

(Source: eMarketer. Apps image via Shutterstock.)

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