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37% of All Tweets are From Asia; North America Drops to 31% of Tweets

Paris-based monitoring company Semiocast has released the results of an analysis of  2.9 million messages gathered over a period of 24 hours, on June 22nd, 2010. Statistics were obtained by processing user-declared locations with Semiocast’s semantic multilingual tools, as very few tweets are actually geotagged (0.6% compared to 0.5% three months ago).

According to the Semiocast data, which was reviewed by Thomas Crampton, users in Asia account for 37% of tweets, while the U.S. now only accounts for 25% of messages on Twitter, down from 30% in March 2010. Continue reading