Survey: Twitter Users Are More Active In Their Real Life Communities

It stands to reason that those who Tweet would be more engaged in other online social activities. But the latest Survey of the American Consumer published by GfK MRI adds a new dimension to our understanding of what makes a Tweeter tick: they are more likely than non-Twitter users to be active in their offline communities as well as online. Does this mean that Twitter users are all social and political activists at heart? Read on for more from this survey.

Looking at American adult consumers, this survey shows that using Twitter is strongly correlated with several other social activities online. Those who Tweet are 506% more likely than the average U.S. adult to write a blog and 314% more likely to comment on a blog or a forum. They are also 451% more likely to add a video to their own blog or a video sharing website like YouTube.