Social networking booms as Twitter grows by 1448% | Blogs about Broadband, Technology, Telecoms and the Internet:
"Social networking is growing at a considerable pace. In May 2009, Nielsen Online –an internationally known online statistics measurement company, reported that it identified an 82% increase in total minutes spent on social media and blog websites year on year.
The average time spent per person on social media websites also increased by 67% year on year.
Twitter.com, the micro blogging platform where users are able to post ‘tweets’ of no more than 140 characters, was the fastest growing web brand in May 2009, increasing 1448% from 1.2 million unique users in May 2008 to 18.2 million in May 2009.
The average time spent on Twitter has also increased from 6 minutes and 19 seconds per session in May 2008 to 17 minutes and 21 seconds in May 2009."
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