Number of monthly active Twitter users in the United States from 1st quarter 2010 to 2nd quarter 2018 (in millions)

Twitter: number of monthly active U.S. users 2010-2018 This statistic shows a timeline with the amount of monthly active Twitter users in the United States as of the second quarter of 2018. In the last reported quarter, the number of monthly active U.S. Twitter users amounted to 68 million, a slight decrease from 69 million in the previous period.
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With more than 336 million monthly active users worldwide as of the first quarter of 2018, Twitter is one of the biggest social networks worldwide. The microblogging platform allows users to post messages containing 280 characters or less on their public or private feed. The number of U.S. Twitter users is projected to surpass 70 million in 2020.

Twitter has become an important tool for marketers and celebrities to connect with their respective audiences in real time. The most followed Twitter account belongs to the singer Katy Perry, who had over 108 million Twitter followers as of February 2018. The ranking of the most followed Twitter users mainly contains singers – apart from Katy Perry, singer Justin Bieber had more than 105 million followers as well. The former President of the United States, Barack Obama, is the most-followed world leader.
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Number of monthly active users in millions
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Q3 '1014
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Q2 '1123
Q3 '1127
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Q2 '1237
Q3 '1240
Q4 '1245
Q1 '1348
Q2 '1349
Q3 '1353
Q4 '1354
Q1 '1457
Q2 '1460
Q3 '1463
Q4 '1463
Q1 '1565
Q2 '1565
Q3 '1566
Q4 '1565
Q1 '1665
Q2 '1666
Q3 '1667
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Q1 '1769
Q2 '1768
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Q2 '1868
Number of monthly active users in millions
Q1 '1010
Q2 '1012
Q3 '1014
Q4 '1015
Q1 '1119
Q2 '1123
Q3 '1127
Q4 '1130
Q1 '1234
Q2 '1237
Q3 '1240
Q4 '1245
Q1 '1348
Q2 '1349
Q3 '1353
Q4 '1354
Q1 '1457
Q2 '1460
Q3 '1463
Q4 '1463
Q1 '1565
Q2 '1565
Q3 '1566
Q4 '1565
Q1 '1665
Q2 '1666
Q3 '1667
Q4 '1667
Q1 '1769
Q2 '1768
Q3 '1769
Q4 '1768
Q1 '1869
Q2 '1868
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This statistic shows a timeline with the amount of monthly active Twitter users in the United States as of the second quarter of 2018. In the last reported quarter, the number of monthly active U.S. Twitter users amounted to 68 million, a slight decrease from 69 million in the previous period.
Twitter – further information

With more than 336 million monthly active users worldwide as of the first quarter of 2018, Twitter is one of the biggest social networks worldwide. The microblogging platform allows users to post messages containing 280 characters or less on their public or private feed. The number of U.S. Twitter users is projected to surpass 70 million in 2020.

Twitter has become an important tool for marketers and celebrities to connect with their respective audiences in real time. The most followed Twitter account belongs to the singer Katy Perry, who had over 108 million Twitter followers as of February 2018. The ranking of the most followed Twitter users mainly contains singers – apart from Katy Perry, singer Justin Bieber had more than 105 million followers as well. The former President of the United States, Barack Obama, is the most-followed world leader.
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Release date
July 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
Q1 2010 to Q2 2018
Special properties
excluding SMS fast followers

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