U.S. Latinos Among the Most Active Tweeters

By May 27, 2011Latest News

Roughly 8 percent of U.S. Internet users are also using Twitter, and Latinos are among the most active, reveals a new survey from the Pew Research Center. It finds that 18 percent of Hispanic Internet users are using Twitter. The social networking service is particularly popular with young adults, multicultural consumers and city dwellers. The survey is based on telephone and mobile phone interviews with 2,257 participants.

Among the findings:

14 percent of adults under 30 using the service, versus 7 percent of people in their 30s and 40s

10 percent of women use Twitter versus 7 percent of men

According to the survey, 36 percent of respondents check Twitter daily or multiple times a day; 41 percent say they check the site less than every few weeks or never check it at all.

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