2016 In Statistics: Twitter
Twitter was created in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey, Evan Williams, Biz Stone, and Noah Glass and launched in July 2006.
I wanted to give you a brief overview of various Twitter statistics from 2016.
There are 330M monthly active users
A total of 1.3 billion accounts have been created
Of those, 44% made an account and left before ever sending a Tweet
Only 550 million people have ever sent a Tweet
500 million people visit the site each month without logging in
There are 500 million Tweets sent each day. That’s 6,000 Tweets every second
A day’s worth of Tweets would fill a 10 million page book
77% of Twitter users feel more positive about a brand when their Tweet has been replied to
58% of top brands have over 100,000 followers on Twitter
92% of companies Tweet more than once a day, 42% Tweet 1-5 times a day, and 19% Tweet 6-10 times a day
The average Twitter user follows five businesses
80% of Twitter users have mentioned a brand in a Tweet
A huge thank you to Global Media Insight, Mashable and Brandwatch for the statistics, and infographics.