Twitter: number of monthly active U.S. users 2010-2018

Number of monthly active Twitter users in the United States from 1st quarter 2010 to 4th 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 fourth quarter of 2018. In the last reported quarter, the number of monthly active U.S. Twitter users amounted to 66 million, a decrease from 68 million in the previous period.
Twitter – further information

With more than 321 million monthly active users worldwide as of the fourth 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 almost 107 million Twitter followers as of January 2019. 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 Twitter users in the United States from 1st quarter 2010 to 4th quarter 2018 (in millions)

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Number of monthly active users in millions
Q4 '1866
Q3 '1867
Q2 '1868
Q1 '1869
Q4 '1768
Q3 '1769
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Q1 '1769
Q4 '1667
Q3 '1667
Q2 '1666
Q1 '1665
Q4 '1565
Q3 '1566
Q2 '1565
Q1 '1565
Q4 '1463
Q3 '1463
Q2 '1460
Q1 '1457
Q4 '1354
Q3 '1353
Q2 '1349
Q1 '1348
Q4 '1245
Q3 '1240
Q2 '1237
Q1 '1234
Q4 '1130
Q3 '1127
Q2 '1123
Q1 '1119
Q4 '1015
Q3 '1014
Q2 '1012
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Number of monthly active users in millions
Q4 '1866
Q3 '1867
Q2 '1868
Q1 '1869
Q4 '1768
Q3 '1769
Q2 '1768
Q1 '1769
Q4 '1667
Q3 '1667
Q2 '1666
Q1 '1665
Q4 '1565
Q3 '1566
Q2 '1565
Q1 '1565
Q4 '1463
Q3 '1463
Q2 '1460
Q1 '1457
Q4 '1354
Q3 '1353
Q2 '1349
Q1 '1348
Q4 '1245
Q3 '1240
Q2 '1237
Q1 '1234
Q4 '1130
Q3 '1127
Q2 '1123
Q1 '1119
Q4 '1015
Q3 '1014
Q2 '1012
Q1 '1010
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This statistic shows a timeline with the amount of monthly active Twitter users in the United States as of the fourth quarter of 2018. In the last reported quarter, the number of monthly active U.S. Twitter users amounted to 66 million, a decrease from 68 million in the previous period.
Twitter – further information

With more than 321 million monthly active users worldwide as of the fourth 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 almost 107 million Twitter followers as of January 2019. 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
February 2019
Region
United States
Survey time period
Q1 2010 to Q4 2018
Special properties
excluding SMS fast followers
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