May 28, 2022

Social Media: New Research Shows 44% of Twitter Accounts Have Never Sent a Tweet

From The Wall St. Journal/Digits:

A report from Twopcharts, a website that monitors Twitter account activity, states that about 44% of the 974 million existing Twitter accounts have never sent a tweet.

To be sure, people don’t have to actively tweet to find the service useful. There’s more than enough stuff to read on almost any topic in the world on Twitter to keep users occupied.


Yet it appears Twitter accounts in general don’t say much. This could be because they are quietly reading the tweets or haven’t come back to the service. Twopcharts said that 30% of existing Twitter accounts have sent 1-10 tweets. Only 13% of the accounts have written at least 100 tweets.

Read the Complete Article (384 Words)

See Also: Only 11% of New Twitter Users in 2012 Are Still Tweeting (March 24, 2014)

Note: If you have a interest/need for a variety of Twitter statistics, make sure to take a look at the data Twopcharts offers. A free service. Make special note of the services available by placing your cursor over the “Charts” and “Features” button.

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.