Twitter Reaches 200 Million Tweets Per Day

Twitter Reaches 200 Million Tweets Per Day

On June 30, 2011, Twitter reached a new milestone of 200 million tweets sent per day. Each second, 2,400 tweets are sent through Twitter, totaling about 1.4 billion tweets per week. Launched in 2006, Twitter is a real-time information network where users can send short text messages called “tweets” and stay in touch with other users throughout the world. Twitter has grown to become one of the most widely used online social media sites helping to break news before traditional media, and being widely used for social and political activism.