Six years of tweets and counting

Microblogging giant, Twitter, is celebrating it's sixth birthday and what a remarkable six years they have   been. Twitter now has 140 million active users and sees 340 million tweets a day. 

“No one could have predicted the trajectory of this new communication tool. Now it seems that there are as many ways to express yourself in 140 characters as there are people doing it,” Twitter wrote in a blog post.

“Without you, of course, there wouldn’t be a Twitter. We mark our sixth birthday with you in mind, and celebrate your myriad ways of engaging, enjoying, and emoting on our platform,” Twitter wrote.

Twitter has taken hold in Australia, with politicians, journalists and business professionals taking to the new medium

Yet according to today’s infographic by Infographic Labs, Australian users a]re less than a drop in an ocean of overseas tweeters. We don’t even rank among top 10 countries using the medium.

Today’s infographic was sourced from The Blog Herald



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