Portrait of a Twitter user

Status update demographics accross major services. 19% of internet users say they use Twitter or another service to share updates about themselves, or to see updates about others. This is almost twice as much as in the previous surveys from December 2008 and April 2009, where this nomber was only 11%.

Gadget people are using status-update services. The more devices someone owns, the more likely they are to use Twitter or another service to update their status. Use of status-update services by device count:

  • 39% of users with more than three internet-conncted devices
  • 28% of users with three devices
  • 19% of users with two devices
  • 10% of users with one device

The median age of the user is:

  • Twitter 31
  • MySpace 26
  • LinkedIn 39
  • Facebook 33


Read more in Twitter and Status Updating, Fall 2009.

Priit Kallas

Priit is the founder and CEO of DreamGrow Digital, an internet marketing and social media company. With his 20+ years internet marketing experience he is Helping companies to understand and use the digital marketing to reach their target audiences. He has spoken at hundreds of seminars and conferences on different aspects of internet marketing. Priit is also the organizer of Digital Elite Camp, a leading traffic and conversion event.

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