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Another milestone for Twitter: 200 million monthly active users

December 19, 2012|By Salvador Rodriguez
  • Twitter announced it's reached 200 million monthly active users early Wednesday morning.
Twitter announced it's reached 200 million monthly active users… (Twitter )

Twitter has reached another milestone.

In a tweet early Wednesday morning, the social network announced: "There are now more than 200M monthly active @twitter users. You are the pulse of the planet. We're grateful for your ongoing support!"

To recap, San Francisco-based Twitter launched in 2006, and it was in September of 2011 that it reached the 100-million monthly active users mark.

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In March, while celebrating its sixth birthday, it revealed it had reached 140 million monthly active users.

How does Twitter compare to its competitors? We all know Facebook has more than 1 billion monthly active users.

Earlier this month, Google announced that Google+ has 135 million monthly active users. So Google+ trails Twitter by quite a bit, but it launched five years later in 2011.

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