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Twitter Records Fastest Growth in the UK

Posted by Vaibhav Kalamdani on June 27, 2009

twitter_logoAccording to the latest figures released by Internet statistics firm Hitwise, Twitter has recorded a phenomenal growth in the UK. The micro-blogging site has popularized amongst the UK masses to such an extent that it attracted traffic 22-fold in just a year, being the fastest amongst all other sites.

With an increasing number of celebrities and top-notch personalities becoming members of Twitter since the last year, the site has gained tremendous media exposure. This exposure has helped it amass a number of new users and jump from its 969th position in 2008 to 38th in the UK today for generating traffic. In terms of popularity, Twitter grabbed the 5th position, as against 84th last year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Users Tweet, Tweet and Tweet

Posted by Vaibhav Kalamdani on January 21, 2009

twitter_logoMicro-blogging service and popular social network ‘Twitter’ has a big reason to celebrate. According to competitive and search intelligence firm Hitwise, Twitter recorded a tenfold increase in UK online traffic over the last 1 year. Moreover, Twitter even managed to beat social content site Digg in terms of traffic generated from US.

As per Hitwise, Twitter’s rank shot up from 2,953 for the week ending January 19, 2008 to 291 for the week ending January 17, 2009, a jaw-dropping growth in UK online traffic by 974%. This clearly indicates that Twitter has become a hot destination for UK-based internet visitors today. Read the rest of this entry »

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