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Twitter-focused applications are sprouting up everywhere these days — among them TweetDeck, Twhirl and Kutano — and they’re proving to be popular. Some 27 percent of Twitter users said they primarily access the micromessaging network using such apps, according to an inaugural study released today by […]

twitterlogoTwitter-focused applications are sprouting up everywhere these days — among them TweetDeck, Twhirl and Kutano — and they’re proving to be popular. Some 27 percent of Twitter users said they primarily access the micromessaging network using such apps, according to an inaugural study released today by Crowd Science, a technology research company.

Among some of the other notable findings in the study: Four in 10 Twitter users said they prefer contacting friends using social media than over the phone (which could either hurt or help Jajah’s @Call offering, which uses the company’s VoIP service to let users call friends for free via the Twitter network.) And in line with previous results from the Harvard Business School, the study found that on a daily basis, only a quarter of Twitter users tweet while 46 percent check status updates. Additionally, 24 percent of registered Twitter users have either stopped tweeting since they first signed up or have never tweeted at all.

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  1. Those numbers don’t add up to 100% :-S

  2. How Frequent Do Users Tweet Or Check Updates? @ Tech Crunchies – Internet Statistics and Numbers Tuesday, September 22, 2009

    [...] move that they make. But hardly 27% of the people write their Twitter updates on a daily basis. Here is how frequent people [...]

  3. hmm…interesting, um on TwitterFox

  4. About 1 in 4 Users of Twitters Use Access Apps | Google Adsense Wednesday, September 23, 2009

    [...] an informal survey of sorts. According to a report issued by Crowd Science and reported over at the GigaOm blog, 27 % of Twitter users access the service via a third party application like TweetDeck, Twhirl etc. [...]

  5. About 1 in 4 Users of Twitters Use Access Apps | webmarketingexperts.com.au | webmarketingexperts.com.au | Wednesday, September 23, 2009

    [...] an informal survey of sorts. According to a report issued by Crowd Science and reported over at the GigaOm blog, 27 % of Twitter users access the service via a third party application like TweetDeck, Twhirl etc. [...]

  6. Performance de Twitter « Le Blogue de Samuel Parent Thursday, October 8, 2009

    [...] 27% des usagers se sert de Twitter via une application, pas sur le site Twitter.com [...]

  7. Twitter performance « Samuel Parent's Blog Wednesday, November 25, 2009

    [...] 27% of users use an application to Tweet, not Twitter.com [...]

  8. Performance de Twitter | Blogue de Samuel Parent Sunday, September 5, 2010

    [...] 27% des usagers se sert de Twitter via une application, pas sur le site Twitter.com [...]

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