This statistic shows a timeline with the amount of monthly active Twitter users worldwide. As of the first quarter of 2016, the microblogging service averaged at 310 million monthly active users. At the beginning of 2015, Twitter had surpassed 302 MAU per quarter.
Twitter Twitter is a social networking and microblogging service, enabling registered users to read and post short messages, so-called tweets. Twitter messages are limited to 140 characters and users are also able to upload photos or short videos. Tweets are posted to a publicly available profile or can be sent as direct messages to other users. Twitter is one of the most popular social networks worldwide. Part of the appeal is the ability of users to follow any other user with a public profile, enabling users to interact with celebrities who regularly post on the social media site. Currently, the most-followed person on Twitter is singer Katy Perry with more than 84 million followers.