Twitter – 10 fun facts through the years.

Twitter – 10 fun facts.

1) The platform was supposed to be named ‘Twttr’, before they settled on ‘Twitter.’

2) Every second there are 10 tweets that mention Starbucks!

3) Barack Obama’s victory tweet was retweeted over 800,000 times – the highest number of retweets ever recorded!

4) The average Twitter user has 208 followers and spends 170 minutes on the site every month!

5) About 20 million Twitter accounts are believed to be fake and 40% of active users read others content, rather than actually sending tweets themselves.

6) There are more than 200 million Twitter users worldwide and more than 500 million Tweets are sent per day. 60% of Twitter’s users worldwide are active on mobile.

7) In October 2009, Google and Microsoft began integrating tweets into their search engines.

8) A tweet is limited to 140 characters, which is designed to fit easily into a standard text message – 160 characters.

9) Twitter’s fastest growing demographic is 55-64 year olds.

10) Twitter is not expected to make a profit until 2015 at the earliest!


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