What Exactly Is An 'Active' Twitter User (And How Many Of Those Do They Have)?

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Last week we looked at some research from Twitter account tracker Twopcharts, which stated that Twitter had passed the 300 million user mark.

Twopcharts made this calculation by observing that all Twitter profiles are registered sequentially, starting with the first way back in March 2006, and by monitoring registration dates from Twitter accounts and their IDs, the 300 million number seemed solid.

However, this clashes with user stats released from Twitter themselves, who pegged their network at 200 million profiles in February – a number they’re clinging on to in their business

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