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Uses of Twitter in the United Kingdom (UK) 2013, by gender

This statistic displays the uses of Twitter in the United Kingdom in 2013, broken down by gender. In 2013, 53 percent of female respondents reported using Twitter to follow celebrities, while 47 percent of male respondents used Twitter to follow sports news.

Which of these categories do you use Twitter for?*

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Release date

April 2014


United Kingdom

Survey time period

October to November 2013

Number of respondents


Age group

16 years and older

Special properties

aduls with an active social networking site profile on Twitter

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

* Prompted responses
** n (total) = 232; n (males) = 113; n (females) = 119.

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