Twitter By The Numbers: 7 Key Twitter Stats To Know

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I’m a sucker for statistics. And I love Twitter. So today’s post gets to combine the two for me.

Twitter was created in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey, Evan Williams, Biz Stone, and Noah Glass and launched in July 2006.

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Jack Dorsey sent the first-ever Tweet on 21 Mar 2006

If you’re looking for some Twitter stats for your next presentation or content piece, check out these 2019 statistics.

1. Over 500 million Tweets are sent each day

2. The most used emoji on Twitter is 😂 Face With Tears of Joy

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Source: emojipedia.org

3. 71% of Twitter users read news on the platform

4. Tweets with a GIF get 55% more engagement

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5. 93% of Twitter videos are viewed on mobile

6. The half-life of a tweet is 24 minutes

7. Tuesday and Wednesday are the best days to post on Twitter

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  • Tuesday and Wednesday are the best days to post on Twitter.
  • The best times to post on Twitter are Wednesday at 9 a.m. and Friday at 9 a.m.
  • Saturday gets the least engagement.
  • Times to avoid that get the lowest engagement are every day from 10 p.m–4 a.m.

Want to up your Twitter game?

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