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Mobile Twitter User Demographics [TABLE]

via As with our general Twitter usage findings, cell owners ages 18-24 are more likely than older cell owners to use Twitter within the context of their mobile devices—fully one in five 18-24 year old cell owners (22%) use Twitter on their phones, and 15% do so on a typical day. African Americans and…

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Twitter Use By Generation, 2010-2012 [TABLE]

via Twitter use within the overall population remained steady over the last year, and usage rates within most major demographic groups changed little over the same time period. The youngest adults (those between the ages of 18 and 24) are the primary exception to this trend—nearly one third of internet users in this age…

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Twitter Demographics, 2012 [TABLE]

via Several demographic groups stand out as having high rates of Twitter usage relative to their peers: African-Americans — Black internet users continue to use Twitter at high rates. More than one quarter of online African-Americans (28%) use Twitter, with 13% doing so on a typical day. Young adults — One quarter (26%) of…

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Twitter Growth, 2010-2012 [CHART]

via pew-twitter-usage-nov-10-to-feb-12-june2012.jpgWhile the overall proportion of online adults using Twitter did not rise significantly from May 2011 to February 2012, the percentage using the site on a typical day doubled in that time period, according to a May 2012 report from the Pew Internet & American Life Project. As of February 2012, 15% of…

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