Twitter Posts Escalate to 50 Million Everyday

TwitterOn Monday, Kevin Weil, member of the analytics team at Twitter, blogged that the social networking site, Twitter is fielding 50 million Tweets every day.

People are tweeting around 600 tweets per second, on an average.

In year 2007, Twitter posts accounted to only 5,000 tweets per day. The number elevated to 300,000 in 2008 and 2.5 million in 2009. Last year, the average number of tweets rose 1,400% to 35 million every day.

Twitter via SMS on Telstra mobiles

Twitter, Telstra

Telstra mobile has now changed itself from just simple phones to Twitter based phones. The phones are now enhanced with social networking possibilities.

The company launched SMS alert system for Twitter which will be free for its customers.

Twitter Looking to Capitalize on its Ever Growing Popularity


When Twitter started out, no one was expecting to hit it as big as it has. Now, as the micro-blogging website recording an every growing base of users and high popularity levels, co-founder Biz Stone has revealed the firm's plans to "capitalize" on the huge interest in the site's services.

Deal between LinkedIn and Twitter

LinkedIn and Twitter

LinkedIn, the largest professional social network website, has 50 million members all over world. Its users post their information like resumes to help them in finding jobs, or employers their employees. Twitter allows people to broadcast short messages up to 140 characters.

New Retweet Feature Added by Twitter for Limited Users

Twitter Retweet

Popular social networking site Twitter is in the process of testing out a new retweeting feature under Project Retweet, which will enable users to easily and quickly forward any interesting tweet they stumble upon to all their followers.

Initially, for the test phase, only a limited number of user profiles have been equipped with the retweet button. Twitter first wants to bug test the addition and ensure that all is well and working, post which the feature will be released for all Twitter users.