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Twitter Sees Triple-Digit Growth Outside North America
Twitter usage is growing rapidly around the world, with most regions experiencing triple-digit growth between June 2009 and June 2010. That’s according to a new comScore report out today.
Nearly 93 million Internet users worldwide visited Twitter.com in June, comScore says — that’s up 109% over the previous June. The growth was even more dramatic in Latin America (up 305%) and Asia Pacific (up 243%). All regions except North America showed triple-digit growth.
ComScore’s numbers don’t include Twitter usage via apps like Tweetdeck or Twhirl, and it doesn’t count Twitter.com visits from mobile sources or public computers (such as Internet cafes).
Indonesia and Brazil have the highest individual Twitter penetration. ComScore says more than 20% of Internet users in those two countries visited Twitter.com in June. The U.S. is tops in Twitter.com access from smartphones, with an 8.3% reach among those users.