Twitter growing faster than Facebook, Google+

Thursday, 31 January 2013 - 1:17pm IST | Place: London | Agency: ANI
According to the internet research company Global Web Index (GWI), the number of account holders who use the microblogging site at least once a month grew 40% in the second half of 2012 to 288 million.
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Almost half a billion people across the globe have signed up for Twitter, making it the fastest-growing social network in the world. Of all Internet users worldwide, 36 per cent, an estimated 485 million, have a Twitter account.

According to the internet research company Global Web Index (GWI), the number of account holders who use the microblogging site at least once a month grew 40% in the second half of 2012 to 288 million, the Telegraph reports. This figure means Twitter is growing faster than both Facebook and Google+, the report added.

According to the report, in the same period Facebook grew 33.4% to 693.5 million Google+ grew 27.7% to 343 million active monthly users.




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