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PaulS681
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PaulS681,
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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.
jgherbert
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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.


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