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Twitter fastest growing social network in the world

Categories: Technology, New Media, Internet
Twitter fastest growing social network in the world

Twitter is now the fastest-growing social network in the world after signing up an estimated 36pc of all internet users, which is around 485 millon people in total.

The number of monthly active Twitter users rose 40pc in the second half of 2012 to reach 288 million.

In contrast Facebook's monthly users went up 33.4pc.

Meanwhile, nearly 60pc of Twitter account holders are now active on a monthly basis, up from 50pc in the first half of 2012.

According to digital research firm Global Web Index, the figures mean that Twitter looks set to break the half a billion mark.

 

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