Turns out only 34% of tweets across the Twitterverse are in English.
That still makes it the top language on Twitter, but the low percentage is indicative of the truly universal nature of the once-small social network.
Here’s the breakdown:
No huge surprise that Japanese is the second most prevalent language on Twitter, given the phenomenon of Castle in the Sky, setter of two tweets-per-second (TPS) records.
For more on the top 10 languages of Twitter, check out this infographic by MIT Technology Review.