3 years, 2 months and 1 day. The time it took from the first Tweet to the billionth Tweet. 1 week. The time it now takes for users to send a billion Tweets. 50 million. The average number of Tweets people sent per day, one year ago. 140 million. The average number of Tweets people sent per day, in the last month. 177 million. Tweets sent on March 11, 2011. 456. Tweets per second (TPS) when Michael Jackson died on June 25, 2009 (a record at that time). 6,939. Current TPS record, set 4 seconds after midnight in Japan on New Years Day.
Msg#: 4285136 posted 5:00 pm on Mar 21, 2011 (gmt 0)
Twitter is stupid.
But since Google's sampling the feed, we gotta be part of the matrix. I've got an account up and running and am doing occassional tweets. And if I had $1 for every follower, I'd have change back from a $20. But I've been at it one week, and my followers are real people.