US Twitter users to grow to 18 million by 2010

April 28, 2009

eMarketer projects that by 2010, the number of Twitter users in the US will jump to 18.1 million, more than triple the estimated 6 million users in 2008. comScore reports that the microblogging site drew 4 million unique visitors in February, up 1,086% from the year before, while Nielsen Online reports that there were 7 million unique visitors to in that same month, a 1,381% increase from February 2008. This phenomenal growth is being attributed to people's desire to learn new things from one another and to receive information in real-time. eMarketer