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Twitter Claims 145 Million Users; 62% Growth in Mobile Use

Twitter co-founder Evan Williams has published a post on the company’s blog in which he discusses advances the company has made in improving ease of use for the service.

He cites the release of official Twitter apps for the iPhone (via the Tweetie acquisition), Blackberry and Android as contributing to the company’s 62% growth in mobile use, adding that 16% of all new users to Twitter start on mobile now, as opposed to the 5% before the launch of the first Twitter-branded mobile client.   Continue reading

Twitter Fields 600 Million Search Queries Every Day

A few of the statistics announced at Chirp, the Twitter developer conference, as captured by Audrey Watters of  ReadWriteWeb:

  • Twitter now has 105,779,710 registered users
  • 300,000 new users sign up per day
  • Approximately 60% of them are coming from outside the U.S
  • 75% of Twitter traffic comes from third-party applications
  • 60% of all tweets come from third-party apps
  • There are 600 million search queries on Twitter per day
  • There are over 100,000 Twitter applications
  • 37% of active Twitter users use their phone to tweet

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45% of Brand Execs Say Social Networks are a Top Priority for 2010

According to research from the Society of Digital Agencies (SoDA), the “2010 Digital Marketing Outlook,” 81% of the brand executives surveyed expected an increase in digital projects in 2010, and one-half will be moving dollars from traditional to digital budgets.

Senior marketers reported that social networks and applications were their biggest priority for 2010, with the highest percentage (45%) rating them a top priority, followed closely by digital infrastructure.  While social media marketing looks set to stay top of mind, a majority of respondents considered a range of digital activities at least “important,” with only games failing to inspire widespread interest.

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