Launched in 2006, Twitter is one of the most popular social network sites. Statistics are proof that Twitter has 106 million users world wide.
The site adds 300,000 users each day. 180 million unique visitors log on to this site everyday. 75% of Twitter's traffic comes from outside Twitter.
A Twitter message allows 140 characters for a single message. An estimated 640 tweets are sent each second. The traffic on Twitter is most on Thursdays and Fridays. 30% of all the messages are comprise status messages of the users.
English is the most used language on twitter. USA contributes to a third of Twitter's traffic. Based on the number of followers, the topmost Twitter user title goes to Ashton Kutcher. He beats the likes of US President Barack Obama and singer Lady Gaga.