Despite what people think, Twitter continues to maintain its status as a popular social media platform.
Here is a detailed collection of the most up-to-date Twitter statistics for 2020.
Twitter has been said to have reached its used by date, to be dying even – but there's still life in this old bird.
Because stats like 336 million monthly active users (MAUs), 500 million tweets posted every single day and 23 percent of the internet population are on Twitter say otherwise.
Everyone knows by now that Twitter was created in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey, Evan Williams, Biz Stone, and Noah Glass as a social media platform that allowed users to send short 140-character messages called tweets.
Here I've compiled 40 up-to-date Twitter stats to give you the current state of Twitter in 2020, what its users are doing on it and how they are using the platform.
Twitter Statistics & Facts (2020)
Twitter's Monetizable Daily Active Users (mDAU) worldwide was 152 million in Q4 2019, versus 126 million in Q4, 2018, up 21% primarily driven by product improvements.
Twitter's revenue for Q4 2019 $1.01 billion, up 11% against Q4 2019. (Source: https://investor.twitterinc.com/home/default.aspx)
Korean pop group BTS had the most-liked tweet in 2019. The K-pop group also topped the lists for most tweeted about musicians and celebrities. This tweek resulted in over 1 million likes.
— 방탄소년단 (@BTS_twt) June 9, 2019
The most popular Tweet of all time is from @BarackObama, his “No one is born hating another person because of the color ..” tweet in 2017 has received 4.3 million likes so far.
"No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion…" pic.twitter.com/InZ58zkoAm
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) August 13, 2017
The Twitter statistic above presents a ranking of the most popular Twitter accounts as of January 2020, sorted by the most numbers of followers. During that month, former US president Barack Obama‘s account @barackobama had 113 million followers. Runner up was singer Justing Bieber account @justinbieber with 109 million followers.
In an effort to keep you up to date with the newest stats, we’ve given our numbers a once over to make sure they have been updated to reflect activity in 2020.