Twitter Versus Facebook

by
,

Facebook and Twitter are the world's most popular social networks but how do they measure up? Since it was founded 10 years ago, Facebook has gone from strength to strength and it now boasts an incredible 1.3 billion monthly active users. Revenue is close to reaching $3 billion. Twitter can't really compare with Facebook's astonishing growth but nevertheless, it has also proven wildly successful. Revenue stands at $312 million while the user base is 271 million.

Katy Perry, Justin Bieber and Barack Obama have the top three most popular Twitter accounts. Facbook's top three consist of Shakira, Cristiano Ronaldo and Eminem. Twitter is primarily mobile - 86 percent of people use the platform through their mobile devices compared to 68 percent for Facebook. In 2014, there are approximately 350,000 tweets and 382,000 Facebook likes per minute.



Infographic: Twitter Versus Facebook | Statista
 Report
Related Infographics
  • Internet usage worldwide
    Referral Traffic - Google or Facebook?

    This chart shows a distribution of referral traffic sources, by article topic.

  • Global economy
    The U.S. Tech Giants Piling on the Profit

    This chart shows net income growth rate of U.S. tech companies from Q1 2016 to Q1 2017.

  • U.S. exports
    Saudi Arabia Is the Biggest Buyer of U.S. Arms

    This chart shows the value of U.S. arms exports in 2016, by country.

  • Brand Value
    Google is the World's Most Valuable Brand, with Apple a Close Competitor

    This chart shows the brand value of the 10 most valuable brands (in billion U.S. dollars) and the year-over-year percentage change

  • Uber's Reputation Has Taken a Major Hit

    This chart shows how the negative headlines surrounding Uber have impacted public perception of the ride-hailing company.

You may also be interested in...
Infographic Newsletter

Statista offers daily infographics about trending topics covering Media and Society.

Download & Reference
More statistics about...
Show more
You may also be interested in...
FAQ
Who may use the "Chart of the Day"?
The Statista "Chart of the Day", made available under the Creative Commons License CC BY-ND 3.0, may be used and displayed without charge by all commercial and non-commercial websites. Use is, however, only permitted with proper attribution to Statista. When publishing one of these graphics, please include a backlink to the respective infographic URL.

Which topics are covered by the "Chart of the Day"?
The Statista "Chart of the Day" currently focuses on two sectors: "Media and Technology", updated daily and featuring the latest statistics from the media, internet, telecommunications and consumer electronics industries; and "Economy and Society", which current data from the United States and around the world relating to economic and political issues as well as sports and entertainment.

Can Statista create customized charts?
Absolutely! For information on tailor-made and sector-specific Charts of the Day, please contact Robin Hüdepohl
(robin.huedepohl@statista.com).