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Countries with the most Twitter users 2021

Social network Twitter is particularly popular in the United States, where as of January 2021, the microblogging service had audience reach of 69.3 million users. Japan and the India were ranked second and third with 50.9 and 17.5 million users respectively.

Global Twitter usage

As of the third quarter of 2020, Twitter had 187 million monetizable daily active users worldwide. The most-followed Twitter accounts include celebrities such as Katy Perry, Justin Bieber and former U.S. president Barack Obama.

Twitter and politics

Twitter has become an increasingly relevant tool in domestic and international politics. The platform has become a way to promote policies and interact with citizens and other officials, and most world leaders and foreign ministries have an official Twitter account. Current U.S. president Donald Trump is known to be a prolific Twitter user, but opinions are divided on the appropriateness of his behavior on the platform. During an August 2018 survey, 61 percent of respondents stated that Trump's use of Twitter as President of the United States was inappropriate.

Leading countries based on number of Twitter users as of January 2021

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Sources

Release date

January 2021

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

January 2021

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