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