Number of monthly active Twitter users worldwide from 1st quarter 2010 to 4th quarter 2018 (in millions)

Twitter: number of monthly active users 2010-2018 This statistic shows a timeline with the amount of monthly active Twitter users worldwide. As of the fourth quarter of 2018, the micro-blogging service averaged at 321 million monthly active users.
Twitter

Twitter is a social networking and microblogging service, enabling registered users to read and post short messages, so-called tweets. Twitter messages are limited to 280 characters and users are also able to upload photos or short videos. Tweets are posted to a publicly available profile or can be sent as direct messages to other users. Twitter is one of the most popular social networks worldwide. Part of the appeal is the ability of users to follow any other user with a public profile, enabling users to interact with celebrities who regularly post on the social media site. Currently, the most-followed person on Twitter is singer Katy Perry with more than 108 million followers. Twitter has also become an important communications channel for governments and heads of state - former US President Barack Obama claimed a runaway first place in terms of Twitter followers, with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan ranking second and third, respectively. In light of global e-government service growth, this is hardly surprising.

Despite a steady revenue growth - the company's 2018 revenue amounted to 3 billion U.S. dollars, up from 2.44 billion in the preceding fiscal year. In 2018, it's annual net income amounted to 1.2 billion U.S. dollars - the company's first positive annual net income ever.
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Number of monthly active users in millions
Q4 '18321
Q3 '18326
Q2 '18335
Q1 '18336
Q4 '17330
Q3 '17330
Q2 '17326
Q1 '17327
Q4 '16318
Q3 '16317
Q2 '16313
Q1 '16310
Q4 '15305
Q3 '15307
Q2 '15304
Q1 '15302
Q4 '14288
Q3 '14284
Q2 '14271
Q1 '14255
Q4 '13241
Q3 '13231.7
Q2 '13218
Q1 '13204
Q4 '12185
Q3 '12167
Q2 '12151
Q1 '12138
Q4 '11117
Q3 '11101
Q2 '1185
Q1 '1168
Q4 '1054
Q3 '1049
Q2 '1040
Q1 '1030
Number of monthly active users in millions
Q4 '18321
Q3 '18326
Q2 '18335
Q1 '18336
Q4 '17330
Q3 '17330
Q2 '17326
Q1 '17327
Q4 '16318
Q3 '16317
Q2 '16313
Q1 '16310
Q4 '15305
Q3 '15307
Q2 '15304
Q1 '15302
Q4 '14288
Q3 '14284
Q2 '14271
Q1 '14255
Q4 '13241
Q3 '13231.7
Q2 '13218
Q1 '13204
Q4 '12185
Q3 '12167
Q2 '12151
Q1 '12138
Q4 '11117
Q3 '11101
Q2 '1185
Q1 '1168
Q4 '1054
Q3 '1049
Q2 '1040
Q1 '1030
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This statistic shows a timeline with the amount of monthly active Twitter users worldwide. As of the fourth quarter of 2018, the micro-blogging service averaged at 321 million monthly active users.
Twitter

Twitter is a social networking and microblogging service, enabling registered users to read and post short messages, so-called tweets. Twitter messages are limited to 280 characters and users are also able to upload photos or short videos. Tweets are posted to a publicly available profile or can be sent as direct messages to other users. Twitter is one of the most popular social networks worldwide. Part of the appeal is the ability of users to follow any other user with a public profile, enabling users to interact with celebrities who regularly post on the social media site. Currently, the most-followed person on Twitter is singer Katy Perry with more than 108 million followers. Twitter has also become an important communications channel for governments and heads of state - former US President Barack Obama claimed a runaway first place in terms of Twitter followers, with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan ranking second and third, respectively. In light of global e-government service growth, this is hardly surprising.

Despite a steady revenue growth - the company's 2018 revenue amounted to 3 billion U.S. dollars, up from 2.44 billion in the preceding fiscal year. In 2018, it's annual net income amounted to 1.2 billion U.S. dollars - the company's first positive annual net income ever.
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February 2019
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Worldwide
Survey time period
Q1 2010 to Q4 2018
Special properties
excluding SMS fast followers
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