Twitter by the Numbers: Stats, Demographics & Fun Facts

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Twitter by the Numbers: Stats, Demographics & Fun Facts

Twitter Stats

Company Info

Twitter LogoURL:

Founded on: March, 2006

CEO: Jack Dorsey

Headquarters: San Francisco, CA

Employees: 4100

Twitter Statistics

Total Number of Monthly Active Twitter Users:

326 million (source)

Last updated: 10/26/18

Total Number of Tweets sent per Day:

500 million

Last updated: 6/24/18

Percentage of Twitter users on Mobile:


Last updated: 6/24/18

Number of Twitter Daily Active Users:

100 million

Last updated: 6/24/18

Twitter Demographics

Twitter Financials

  • Twitter’s revenue: $711 million
  • Advertising revenue totalled $545 million (US:$374 million, International:$242 million), an increase of 6% year-over-year.
  • Mobile advertising revenue was 88% of total advertising revenue.
  • Total ad engagements were up 91% year-over-year.
  • Twitter is currently valued at $16 billion.

Fun Facts

  • Twitter can handle 18 quintillion user accounts.
  • 74% of Twitter users say they use the network to get their news.
  • 85% of small and medium business users use Twitter to provide customer service.
  • More than 100 million tweets contained GIFs in 2015.
  • Saudi Arabia has the highest percentage of internet users who are active on Twitter.
  • In Q3 2017, Twitter live-streamed more than 830 events.
  • Twitter also live-streamed 96 million hours of live user-generated content in Q3 via Periscope.
  • Number of Twitter timeline views in 2014 is 200 billion.
  • 83% of 193 UN member countries have a Twitter presence.
  • Twitter’s revenue per employee is $488,913.

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Salman Aslam
Salman Aslam
Salman Aslam is the Founder & CEO of Omnicore, a leading Healthcare Digital Advertising & Marketing Agency helping clients across the globe. You can follow him on Twitter for tweets and rants about latest news, tips and advice on digital marketing.

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