Mar 26, 2013

7 interesting stats for Twitter’s 7th birthday

On its seventh birthday, the social networking giant is celebrating having surpassed 200 million active users and 400 million daily tweets. Plus a long list of other accomplishments. The service has come a very long way since co-founder (and now patent holder) Jack Dorsey posted the first-ever tweet on March 21, 2006: “Just setting up my twttr.”

First Tweet Ever

Here are seven impressive statistics about the state of Twitter today:

  • 288 million is the number of monthly active users worldwide, making it the fast growing of all the social networks.
  • 163 billion is the total number of tweets since Twitter’s launch, as of December 2012.
  • 25 million followers make YouTube the most followed brand on Twitter.
  • 35 million followers make Justin Bieber the most followed person on Twitter.
  • 6 is the median number of brands the users follow.
  • 32 million people in the U.S. tweeted about TV in 2012.
  • 400 million is the number of tweets per day.

– Via PR Daily