Twitter Claims 140 Million Users, Shows Off Some Impressive Stats

Filed as News on March 21, 2012 4:31 pm


Twitter turned six on Wednesday and to celebrate that special occasion the social network accounts that it was now serving more than 140 million active users.

In a blog post on the company’s website they uses that 140 million mark to show off some other cool facts for example the network now sees more than 340 million tweets each day.

As Twitter puts it:

“That’s more than 1 billion every three days. However concisely, it turns out there’s plenty to say.”

That 140 million user mark is a 40% increase over the company’s 100 million active users mark which Twitter CEO Dick Costolo revealed in September.

At this time Twitter hasn’t revealed how many of those active 140 million users log onto the site each and every day. 

During the company’s September reveal they claimed 400 million visitors per month but this time around Costola hasn’t provided site specifics

With 140 million members Twitter is now just 10 million users behind LinkedIn’s own claims of 150 million members as of February 2012 but still 50 million members ahead of Google+ which most recently claimed 90 million users.

In any case Twitter has a long way to go if they ever dream of catching up to Facebook and its user base of more than 845 million users.


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