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16% of Online Users on Twitter, Pew Research Finds

by Jane Susskind, published

According to a recent Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project report, 16% of online users are active on the social network Twitter, with the majority of users aged 18-29 years old. Young adults were also the most active on the social networks Instagram and Tumblr, while LinkedIn saw popularity from users aged 30-49 years old.

An earlier Pew study shows that daily Twitter users have doubled since last year, with over 8% of Americans using Twitter on a daily basis.

Are you an avid Twitter user? What do you use the social network for?

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