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Twitter is one of the most popular social media platforms, with over 500 million active users logging in at least once a month.

The #24 Best Twitter Facts (with Pictures)

  • 24 Facts About Twitter in 2020

While many users know the basics about Twitter, such as its 280-character limit for tweets, there are many interesting facts which most people won’t have heard about before.

24 Amazing Twitter Facts

#1. 550,000 Tweets are sent every minute in 2020.

#2. The official Twitter account of @Sweden is given to a random citizen every week to manage.

#3. A day's worth of Twitter posts would fill a 10-million-page book.

#4. Justin Bieber has more followers on Twitter than Spain has people.

#5. After Michael Jackson's death hit the news, he was mentioned at a rate of 5,000 tweets per minute.

#6. According to the Vatican, you can reduce the time you spend in purgatory by following the pope on Twitter.

#7. There's a Twitter account that narrates WW2 in "real-time."

#8. In April 2013, someone hacked Associated Press' Twitter account and tweeted that 2 bombs had exploded at the White House. The stock market crashed within seconds.

#9. In 2012, Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez rewarded his 3,000,000th Twitter follower, a 19-year old girl, with a new home.

#10. In 2016, a court in Saudi Arabia sentenced a man to 10 years in prison and 2,000 lashes for asserting his atheism through Twitter posts.

#11. A 2016 Twitter hack found that 123456 was the site's most common password, more than 120,000 people were using it.

#12. Tony the Tiger, Kellogg's Frosties mascot, once asked followers to stop sending him anthropomorphic animal porn via Twitter.

#13. During his first month in office, Donald Trump spent an estimated 18 hours on tweets.

#14. Twitter has 310 million monthly active users, almost the same as the U.S. population.

#15. The FBI has a Twitter slang dictionary.

#16. Every tweet Americans send is being archived by the Library of Congress.

#17. 44% of registered Twitter users have never tweeted.

#18. Twitter's bird is called Larry.

#19. Around 50% of Justin Bieber's followers on Twitter are fake, a report found.

#20. 90% of the world's Internet Users Don't Use Twitter.

#21. Barack Obama had the most followers on Twitter of any world leader in his last year in power, 2016.

#22. Twitter is more addictive than cigarettes and alcohol, according to a study.

#23. An Olympic gold medal in Rio 2016 gave British athletes an average of just over 9000 extra Twitter followers.

#24. Ellen DeGeneres' famous Oscar selfie was retweeted 3.3 million times.

If you know any Fun Facts about Twitter, let me know in the comments!
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