Check out some interesting and fascinating facts about Twitter. Let me know how many of these you were aware of…

  1. Number of people that use Twitter: 310 million [ Source: Digital Trends ]
  2. Number of total estimated Twitter registered users: 1.3 billion [ Source:  Business Insider ]
  3. Number of unique monthly visitors to Twitter.com : 120 million [ Source: ComScore  ]
  4. Total number of user accounts that Twitter can handle : 18 quintillion [Source : VentureBeat ]
  5. Number of average monthly visitors to Twitter that do not log in: 500 million [ Source: Twitter Blog  ]
  6. Number of daily active Twitter users: 100 million [ Source: Government Archives  ]
  7. Number of average followers per Twitter user: 208 [ Source:  The Telegraph ]
  8. Number of Twitter accounts that have ever sent a tweet: 550 million [ Source: SlashGear  ]
  9. Number of Twitter users in the US: 65 Million [ Source:  Recode ]
  10. Number of Twitter active users that are estimated to be actually bots : 23 Million [ Source: QZ  ]
  11. Number of Tweets sent each day : 500 million That’s 6,000 Tweets every second [ Source: Internet Live Stats ]
  12. Number of employees Twitter has : 3,900 [ Source: Twitter  ]
  13. Number of US social media users who are Twitter users : 29.2% [ Source:  Statista ]
  14. Number of active Twitter users who access the site via mobile : 80% [ Source:  Twitter ]
  15. Number of Twitter accounts that have no followers at all : 391 Million [ Source: Slash Gear ]
  16. Percentage of teens that consider Twitter their favorite social network : 26% [Source : Beatabeat ]
  17. Percentage of Journalists that are a part of all verified accounts : 24.6% [ Source: Adweek ]
  18. Percentage of the world’s leaders that are on Twitter : 83% [ Source: PR Newswire ]
  19. Percentage of Accounts that are held outside of the US : 79% [ Source: Twitter ]
  20. Percentage of Twitter users that created an account and never sent a tweet: 44% [ Source: SlashGear ]
  21. Percentage of active Twitter users that log onto it more than once a day: 34% [ Source:  Global Web Index ]
  22. Percentage of US companies with 100+ employees who use Twitter for marketing : 65.8% [ Source: eMarketer ]
  23. Percentage of Twitter users who feel more positive about a brand when their Tweet has been replied to : 77% [ Source: Twitter Blog ]
  24. Percentage of Top brands that have over 100,00 followers on Twitter : 58% [ Source: Adweek ]
  25. Percentage of of companies that Tweet more than once a day : 92%
    Percentage of of companies that Tweet 1-5 times a day : 42%
    Percentage of of companies that Tweet 6-10 times a day : 19% [ Source: Adweek ]
  26. Percentage of Twitter users that have mentioned a brand in a Tweet : 80% [ Source: Twitter Blog ]
  27. Percentage of users surveyed by Twitter who reported that they had taken action after seeing a brand mentioned in Tweets : 54% [ Source: Twitter Blog ]
  28. Twitter is the Number 1 place to get Breaking News : On 15 January 2009, a US Airways flight crashed on NYC’s Hudson River. A photo posted to Twitter broke the news before traditional media did [ Source: TwitPic ]
  29. In March 2015, Twitter acquired Periscope for $86m [ Source: CNET  ]
  30. Twitter posted a net income of $7 million in Q4 of 2015 [ Source: The National  ]
  31. On November 7, 2013, Twitter priced their IPO at $26 per share. [ Source: Twitter  ]
  32. By May 17, 2016, the price had fallen to $17.75 [ Source:  Google UK ]
  33. Katy Perry has the most followers, with over 87m [ Source: Twitter Counter ]
  34. @Caitlyn_Jenner is the Fastest Twitter account to reach 1 million followers (4 hours) : [ Source : Twitter ]
  35. The most retweeted Tweet is by Ellen DeGeneres : 3.33m RTs [ Source: Twitter  ]
  36. The most Tweeted emoji is ‘Tears of joy’ : 14.5 billion Tweets [ Source: Twitter ]
  37. During the 2014 FIFA World Cup Final, 618,725 tweets were sent in a single minute [ Source: campaignLive UK ]
  38. A day’s worth of Tweets would fill a 10 million page book [ Source: Twitter Blog ]
  39. Twitter’s top 5 markets (countries) account for 50% of all Tweets [ Source: Statista ]
  40. It took 3 years, 2 months and 1 day to go from the first Tweet to the billionth [ Source: Twitter Blog]
  41. The average Twitter user follows five businesses [ Source: Lorir Taylor ]
  42. The last two years have seen a 2.5x increase in customer service conversations on Twitter [ Source: Twitter Blog ]