Source: Twitter 9. Twitter has 3,860 employees (worldwide) 40% of these employees are working in a technical position. SourceTwitter 10. Twitter supports more than 40 languages Twitter has more than 35 offices around the world. SourceTwitter 11. 83% of world leaders are on Twitter That is, 139 world leaders from 167 countries had a Twitter account that they created themselves or a government official created for them. Source: PRNewswire 12. Every day 500 Mio tweets are sent. That’s insane 6,000 tweets per second. Source Internet Live Stats During the 2014 FIFA World Cup Final, more than 618,000 tweets were sent in a single minute.
Source: Campaign The most retweeted tweet in history was a selfie from the 2014 Oscars with over 3.3 million retweets. bildschirmfoto-2016-10-07-um-13-24-54 13. The top five markets for Twitter are the US, Japan, Indonesia, the UK and Brazil. Together, these five countries produce 50% of all tweets. bildschirmfoto-2016-10-07-um-13-28-40 Image source: Statista 14. 58% of the best brands have more than 100k followers on Twitterbildschirmfoto-2016-10-07-um-13-31-37 65.8% of US businesses use Twitter for marketing purposes. 92% of brands tweet more than once a day. Simply Measured Image Source 15. The most tweeted Emoji is “Tears of Joy” By March 2016.
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14.5 billion times on Twitter. bildschirmfoto-2016-10-07-um-14-41-54 16. 60% of people expect brands to reply to a query in a tweet within an hour And 76% are likely to recommend a brand if they receive friendly service on Twitter. Source: Twitter 17. Tweets with images generate more reactions When you tweet, do you look for a retweet? Images can be what your Qatar phone number tweets are missing. Images can increase clicks by 18%, result in 89% more likes and 150% more retweets. tweets-with-images-receive 18. 63% of Twitter users consider Twitter to be a relevant source of news. 59% percent of these Twitter users have used Twitter to keep up with the news even while the event was still going on. bildschirmfoto-2016-10-07-um-15-11-14 19.
In the first 4 months after the introduction of Twitter polls, 1.7 billion votes were cast Twitter introduced its “polls” feature in October 2015. By January 2016, 1.7 billion votes were cast. Source: TechCrunch 20. 82% of Twitter users watch videos on Twitter 90% of video views on Twitter occur on a mobile device. bildschirmfoto-2016-10-07-um-15-19-09 Image Source: Here 21. Twitter increases the character limit to 280 Originally, a tweet was never longer than 140 characters. A test period with a limited number of people showed that most people were still using less than or just slightly over the 140-character limit. Thus, the short messenger character of Twitter would remain alive.
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Twitter finally announced that it would increase the character limit to 280. Source: BBC 22. 10% of users create 80 of the tweets This is based on US numbers. Source: Pew Research Center 23. 44% of accounts are abandoned before tweeting These accounts are set up and never used. Source: Slash Gear 24. 43% of accounts sent their last tweet more than a year ago. Not very active these users… Source: Slash Gear 25. 391 million Twitter accounts have no followers Source: Slash Gear 26. 8.5% of Twitter accounts are automated This number must be taken with care. Twitter says this number includes Twitter accounts that access Twitter through apps like Tweetdeck, which is an app owned by Twitter.
Still, these automated accounts add up to 23 Mio of active Twitter accounts. Source: Quartz 27. Twitter could fill books A single day’s tweets would add up to a 10 million page book, in just one day. And that’s an old number from 2011: there are even more tweets today. To give you a comparison, these book pages are equivalent to 8,163 copies of Leo Tolstois’ “War and Peace”: it would take a normal person 31 years to read that much. Source: Twitter 28. 76% of users are likely to recommend a brand. if they experienced friendly customer service on Twitter. Source: Twitter 29.