The Average Twitter User Is a 28-Year-Old Female with an iPhone, Who Loves the Colour Purple

By Casey Chan on at

Here are the stats on the average Twitter user: she's a 28 years old American girl who has an iPhone, has 208 Twitter followers while following 102 people, tweets a lot about fashion and family, likes the colour purple and uses "love" quite frequently in her Tweets. Did I just describe someone you know?

Beevolve, a social media marketing firm, analysed 36 million Twitter profiles and came up with a bevy of numbers that break down Twitter users. Like did you know the average Twitter user has tweeted 800 times? Or that only 26% of users favourite Tweets? Or that nearly two-thirds of Tweets come from Twitter apps? There are a tonne of Twitter statistics left, check them out at Beevolve. [Beevolve via MarketWatch via Huffington Post]