10 YEARS OF TWITTER HAVE FLOWN BY
Happy Birthday Twitter! Ok we’re a day late but better late than never…
So what’s going down, now Twitter is well and truly in its tween years? Well, whist Twitter has been reigning over the social media landscape it’s managed to generate some fairly fab facts and figures.
Media Week summed them up and here’s a snapshot of our fav facts…
- Ellen DeGeneres’ selfie with a plethora of Hollywood A-Listers has become the most re-tweeted tweet….it’s RT figure has reached 3.3 million!
- Pop star and general cool chick Katy Perry is the most followed person on Twitter. Surely the One Direction boys must be snapping at her Twitter wings
- Surprise, surprise Justin Bieber is the most mentioned person on Twitter. Love him or hate him he’s got the World’s all of a Twitter
- Ha, ha, ha….the most tweeted emoji is the ‘tears of joy’ face
- Sao Paulo is the most geo-tagged city. The Brazilian city must be blushing with delight
- Although not as popular as it once was #FF (follow Friday) is the most used hashtag.
- The 2014 World Cup Final gathered the most tweets per minute. At one point there was 618,725 tweets within a single minute – whozzers!
- Fastest to reach 1 million followers was Caitlyn Jenner. It took her just 4 hours and 3 minutes. In our dreams eh!
Thanks for a great 10 years Twitter and here’s to another decade of fun!