1. 350,000 Tweets are sent every minute.
  2. Twitter has 310 million monthly active users, almost the same as the U.S. population.
  3. "Friendstalker" was one of the early names considered for Twitter.
  4. The FBI has a Twitter slang dictionary.
  5. The official Twitter account of @Sweden is given to a random citizen every week to manage.
  6. In 2013, a fake tweet temporarily wiped out US$130 billion off the stock market.
  7. A day's worth
    of Twitter posts
    would fill a
    10-million-page book.
  8. Every tweet Americans send is being archived by the Library of Congress.
  9. The CIA
    reads up to
    5 million
    tweets a day.
  10. Justin Bieber has more followers on Twitter than Spain has people.
  11. The U.S. Government
    created a
    Twitter clone
    for Cubans in 2011.
  12. Facebook, Twitter and The New York Times have been blocked in China since 2009.
  13. 44%
    of registered Twitter users have never tweeted.
  14. After Michael Jackson's death hit the news, he was mentioned in a rate of 5,000 tweets per minute.
  15. Twitter's bird is called Larry.
  16. In 2011, Twitter users tweeted the equivalent of 8,163 copies of "War and Peace" every day.
  17. According to the Vatican, you can reduce the time you spend in purgatory by following the pope on Twitter.
  18. Around 50% of Justin Bieber's followers on Twitter are fake, a report found.
  19. There's a Twitter account that narrates WW2 in "real-time."
  20. Twitter bought Vine for US$30 million several months before it was even officially released.
  21. In April, 2013, someone hacked Associated Press' Twitter account and tweeted that 2 bombs had exploded at the White House. The stock market crashed within seconds.
  22. 90%
    of the world's
    Internet Users
    Don't Use Twitter.
  23. In 2012, Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez rewarded his 3,000,000th Twitter follower, a 19-year old girl, with a new home.
  24. Barack Obama had the most followers on Twitter of any world leader in his last year in power, 2016.
  25. In 2016, a court in Saudi Arabia sentenced a man to 10 years in prison and 2,000 lashes for asserting his atheism through Twitter posts.
  26. Twitter
    is more addictive than
    cigarettes and alcohol,
    according to a study.
  27. A 2016 Twitter hack found that 123456 was the site's most common password, more than 120,000 people were using it.
  28. An Olympic gold medal in Rio 2016 gave British athletes an average of just over 9000 extra Twitter followers.
  29. Tony the Tiger, Kellogg's Frosties mascot, once asked followers to stop sending him anthropomorphic animal porn via Twitter.
  30. Twitter has enough money in the bank to run for 412 years with current losses.
  31. Ellen DeGeneres' famous Oscar selfie was retweeted 3.3 million times.
  32. During his first month in office, Donald Trump spent an estimated 18 hours on tweets.
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