A report published by GlobalWebIndexOne claims that Twitter is the fastest growing global social platform online, with 21% of the internet population now active users of the micro-blogging service.
While Pinterest dominated growth in American markets only, Twitter proved to be the most growingly influential site throughout the world. In the year 2012, the number of new active Twitter users monthly worldwide grew 40% from the second quarter to the last quarter of the year.
This means that 21% of the global internet using population is active users on the site. Twitter user base grew 94% over the period in the period. The fastest growing single location was Hong Kong, which saw nearly 100% growth over the period.
One of the reasons for Twitter