Data Monday: Twitter Usage

by Luke Wroblewski September 19, 2010

When I last wrote up Twitter's growth in May 2010, the micro-blogging service was getting 50 million tweets per day. Four months later that number has nearly doubled and more...

  • Twitter is seeing on average 90 million Tweets per day. (source)
  • Twitter currently has more than 145 million registered users. (source)
  • Twitter's total mobile users jumped 62% since mid-April. (source)
  • 16% of all new users to Twitter start on mobile now. (source)
  • 46% of active Twitter users make mobile a regular part of their Twitter experience. (source)
  • Traffic to Twitter.com has grown about 100% this year. (source)
  • More than 60% of Twitter users aren't in America. (source)
  • 90% of Tweets are available to the public. And 25% of tweets contain links. (source)
  • Twitter serves 80MB of updates per second. (source)
  • Twitter delivers six billion API calls per day (70,000 per second. (source)
  • The number of registered Twitter OAuth applications is now at almost 300,000. (source)