The United States Only Ranks 8th in Twitter Penetration


With roughly 50 million Twitter users, the United States has the largest Twitter population in the world. The number of active users, i.e. those who actually tweet, is significantly lower though. According to analytics company PeerReach, only 11 percent of U.S. internet users actually tweet.

Infographic: The United States Only Ranks 8th in Twitter Penetration | Statista
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