Number of monthly active Twitter users in the United States from 1st quarter 2010 to 3rd quarter 2017 (in millions)

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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

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This statistic shows a timeline with the amount of monthly active Twitter users in the United States as of the third quarter of 2017. In the last reported quarter, the number of monthly active U.S. Twitter users amounted to 69 million, up from 68 million in the previous period.
Twitter – further information

With more than 328 million monthly active users worldwide as of the second quarter of 2017, Twitter is one of the biggest social networks worldwide. The microblogging platform allows users to post messages containing 140 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 96 million Twitter followers as of March 2017. The ranking of the most followed Twitter users mainly contains singers – apart from Katy Perry, singers Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift have more than 80 million follower each. The former President of the United States, Barack Obama, is the most-followed world leader.
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Release date
October 2017
United States
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1st quarter 2010 to 3rd quarter 2017
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excluding SMS fast followers

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