Twitter use to see no slowdown in 2010, says forecast

Share this content:
Digital analysis firm eMarketer predicted this week that 18 million adult US consumers will access Twitter at least monthly in 2009. That number will jump to 26 million – 15.5% of all US adult Web users – next year, according to the firm.

It's possible those membership numbers could go even higher, as eMarketer made conservative estimates because of Twitter's early dropout rate. “There are indications that large numbers of users are abandoning Twitter after a short period of experimentation, and another sizable contingent seems to use the service only sporadically,” Paul Verna, eMarketer senior analyst, said in a statement.

Twitter is, of course, trying to find a way to turn those exploding user numbers into a business plan. The microblogging service changed its terms of service last week to allow advertising on the platform.

DMNotes is DMN's around-the-clock blog. Yes, a blog in 2016.

Bookmark this section and follow our RSS Feed here

Loading links....

Sign up to our newsletters

Company of the Week

Since 1985, Melissa Data has helped thousands of companies clean, correct and complete contact data to better target and communicate with their customers. We offer a full spectrum of data quality solutions, including global address, phone, email, and name validation, identify verification - available for batch or real-time processes, in the Cloud or on-premise. Our service bureau provides dedupe, email/phone append and geographic/demographic append services for better targeting and insight. For direct mailers, Melissa Data offers easy-to-use address management/postal software, list hygiene services and 100s of specialty mailing lists - all with competitive pricing and excellent customer service.

Find out more here »

DMN's Career Center

Check out hundreds of exciting professional opportunities available on DMN's Career Center.  
Explore careers in digital marketing, sales, eCommerce, marketing communications, IT, data strategies, and much more. And don't forget to update your resume so employers can contact you privately about job opportunities.

>>Click Here