Some important Twitter statistics for you

Statistic Verification
Source: Twitter, Huffington Post, eMarketer
Research Date: 1.1.2014
Twitter is an online social networking website and microblogging service that allows users to post and read text-based messages of up to 140 characters, known as “tweets”. Launched in July of 2006 by Jack Dorsey. Twitter is now in the top 10 most visted internet sites.


Twitter Company Statistics


Total number of active registered Twitter users: 645,750,000

Number of new Twitter users signing up everyday: 135,000

Number of unique Twitter site visitors every month: 190 million

Average number of tweets per day: 58 million

Number of Twitter search engine queries every day: 2.1 billion

Percent of Twitter users who use their phone to tweet: 43 %

Percent of tweets that come from third party applicants: 60%

Number of people that are employed by Twitter: 2,500

Number of active Twitter users every month: 115 million

Percent of Twitters who don’t tweet but watch other people tweet: 40%

Number of days it takes for 1 billion tweets: 5 days

Number of tweets that happen every second: 9,100

Twitter Annual Advertising Revenue


2013: $405,500,000

2012: $259,000,000

2011: $139,000,000

2010: $45,000,000