Worldwide Use of Twitter Stats

What is Twitter?

Twitter is a social networking and microblogging service that enables its users to send and read messages known as tweets. Tweets are text-based posts of up to 140 characters displayed on the author’s profile page and delivered to the author’s subscribers who are known as followers. Senders can restrict delivery to those in their circle of friends or, by default, allow open access.

The use of Twitter’s application programming interface for sending and receiving text messages by other applicationsĀ  such as Tweetie often eclipses direct use of Twitter.

Since its creation in 2006 by Jack Dorsey, Twitter has gained notability and popularity worldwide.

Here are some stats on the use of Twitter worldwide and the implications of these stats to Twitter’s future.

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What Twitter Users Want

twitter birdWhat do Twitter users want?

From obsessed Tweeterers to so called Twitter socialites to marketers, everybody wants to find out what is popular on Twitter right now.

Finally, thanks to Chitika, Inc. they all can put down the magical 8-ball and have some guidelines.

Who is Chitika?

Founded in 2003, Chitika (pronounced CHIH-tih-ka), is a full-service on-line advertising network serving over 2 billion monthly impressions across more than 80,000 websites.

How did Chitika find out what Twitter users want?

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