Twitter Crosses Milestone of 145 Million Users

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According to Twitter co-founder Evan William, Twitter has crossed the milestones of 145 million registered users and more people are using the micro blogging website service through their mobile phones now. In a post at Twitter Blog, William said that third party developers has emerged as one of the top supporter of Twitter apps and 300,000+ apps are giving strength to twitter service to make it one of the most successful micro-blogging website across the globe.

“These new services help people get the most out of Twitter, contributing to user growth and new business opportunities — both of which are critical to the long-term viability of the ecosystem,” Williams said.
William also said that company has witnessed huge surge in mobile access to Twitter services. Around 62 percent more people are accessing Twitter services over their mobile since april and 16 percent of new users start on mobile, up from five percent in April. On a regular basis around 46 percent users give strength to Twitter every day.

In April, to have better control over Twitter echospace, company has acquired one of the third-party Tweet service provider called Tweetie to make it an official Twitter button for Apple iPhone . Following to which company also launched its official Tweet button which can be integrated with any website, blog or third party applications to tweet and tweet counts.
Williams also published figures on the top 10 applications people have used to access Twitter during the past 30 days.

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Seventy-eight percent used the official Twitter.com website, 14 percent used Twitter’s mobile website m.twitter.com, eight percent used SMS, eight percent used Twitter for iPhone and seven percent used Twitter for Blackberry.

Other applications in the top 10 were TwitPic, a program for uploading photos, TweetDeck, Echofon, Google Friend Connect and UberTwitter.

Twitter said the numbers add up to more than 100 percent because people often use more than one application to access the service.

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