Data: Look Who's Tweeting

Twitter Users Associations Now Fall 2019 Issue

Not all Twitter users are the same. Here’s what a Pew study found about who’s tweeting and who’s just scrolling their feeds.

In a Pew Research Center survey, 22 percent of Americans said they use Twitter, but many are simply listening. The median Twitter user posts just twice per month. A smaller, much more active group of Twitter users post more frequently.

Share of Tweets by U.S. Adult Twitter Users

Top 10% of tweeters account for 80% of content posted to Twitter


Bottom 90% of tweeters account for 20% of content posted to Twitter


Source: Pew Research Center, Sizing Up Twitter Users, April 2019