580 million users. Granted, millions of them are either fake, bots, or inactive, but it’s still a lot larger than most people would guess. As I posted in Techi, it’s one of the top 10 most visited sites on the web:
For better or for worse, Twitter has become a huge part of our daily lives whether we use it as individuals or not. Political campaigns are judged by it. News is spread through it. Malware is shared, embarrassing images can go viral, and the minute details of many people’s lives can be found through its catalog of 140-character snippets.