The Top 20 Twitter Statistics in 2012

Twitter Statistics

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Incredible Twitter Statistics for 2012

Twitter Statistics

via Brian Honigman: 100 Fascinating Social Media Statistics and Figures From 2012.

  1. There are 175 million tweets sent from Twitter every day in 2012. (source: Infographics Labs)
  2. The average Twitter user has tweeted 307 times. (source: Diego Basch’s Blog)
  3. Since the dawn of Twitter, there’s been a total of 163 billion tweets. (source: Diego Basch’s Blog)
  4. 56 percent of customer tweets to companies are being ignored. (sources: AllTwitter)
  5. Barack Obama’s victory tweet was the most retweeted tweet ever with over 800K retweets. (source: The Guardian)
  6. Top 3 countries on Twitter are the USA at 107 million, Brazil 33 million and Japan at nearly 30 million. (source: Jeff Bullas)
  7. The average user follows (or is followed by) 51 people. (source: Diego Basch’s Blog)
  8. The 2012 election broke records with 31.7 million political tweets. Election Day was by far the most tweeted about event in US political history. (source: Marketing Land)
  9. 32 percent of all Internet users are using Twitter. (source: Marketing Land)
  10. Twitter is projected to make a total of $540 million in advertising revenue by 2014. (source:Web Analytics World)
  11. 69 percent of follows on Twitter are suggested by friends. (source: Web Analytics World)
  12. In 2012, 1 million accounts are added to Twitter everyday. (source: Infographics Labs)
  13. Lady Gaga has 31 million followers, which is the most followed account on Twitter. (source:Socialbakers)
  14. The most followed brand on Twitter is YouTube with 19 million followers. (source: All Twitter)
  15. The USA’s 141.8 million accounts represents 27.4 percent of all Twitter users. (source: All Twitter)
  16. The “Castle in the Sky” TV screening was the busiest time on Twitter ever with 25,088 tweets per second. (source: Sys-Con)
  17. 11 accounts are created every second on Twitter. (source: Infographics Labs)
  18. 50 percent of Twitter users are using the social network via mobile. (source: Microsoft tag)
  19. 34 percent of marketers have generated leads using Twitter. (source: Digital Buzz Blog)
  20. 26 percent of retweets are incited by a request to retweet. (source: Web Analytics World)

via Brian Honigman: 100 Fascinating Social Media Statistics and Figures From 2012.

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