Comments
Twitter User Growth Stalls
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View
jgherbert
50%
50%
jgherbert,
User Rank: Ninja
4/30/2014 | 10:38:43 PM
Re: Does Active mean you tweet?
I'm glad you said that, Paul, as that was my thought too - that some people use Twitter more like a news feed or RSS reader, and not as a communication tool for themselves. It would be more revealing to be clear on how many people log in to view their feeds - that's "active" in my opinion.

I confess that while I do post on Twitter, I go through phases of having the time and inclination to post lots and respond to things. There's so much in my stream it's overwhelming at times.
PaulS681
50%
50%
PaulS681,
User Rank: Ninja
4/30/2014 | 7:34:59 PM
Does Active mean you tweet?
"Earlier this month, a report from Twopcharts found that 44% of Twitter's registered users had never sent a tweet, calling into question the accuracy of the social network's monthly active user count."

Do you need to tweet to be an active user? I don't think so. I primarily use it to follow others like news stations, athletes, writers, police department etc. You can find out information quicker that way sometimes. I don't tweet at all really, but I would call my self an active user.


IT's Reputation: What the Data Says
IT's Reputation: What the Data Says
InformationWeek's IT Perception Survey seeks to quantify how IT thinks it's doing versus how the business really views IT's performance in delivering services - and, more important, powering innovation. Our results suggest IT leaders should worry less about whether they're getting enough resources and more about the relationships they have with business unit peers.
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
White Papers
Current Issue
InformationWeek Government Tech Digest Oct. 27, 2014
To meet obligations -- and avoid accusations of cover-up and incompetence -- federal agencies must get serious about digitizing records.
Video
Slideshows
Twitter Feed
InformationWeek Radio
Archived InformationWeek Radio
A roundup of the top stories and community news at InformationWeek.com.
Sponsored Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.