Twitter gets 14% UK traffic boost in wake of super-injunction whistleblowers
Twitter has seen a steep jump in usage, following the media coverage it recieved after one Twitterer used the micro-blogging platfrom to expose celebrities who had took out super-injunctions against the press. According to web-traffic analysts Experian Hitwise, Twitter saw…
UK Twitter traffic trebles in a month
Twitter’s popularity in the UK has exploded since January, after a number of high-profile celebrity Twitterers including @stephenfry, @wossy and @schofe started using it, and talking about it. As a result, the site’s traffic has trebled since ths start of the year, according to Hitwise Intelligence.
All that traffic has catapulted Twitter into the top 100 UK sites, where it now sits at #91, above Expedia, Gumtree and Easyjet. It’s also ranking seventh within the “Social Networking and Forums” category. Of course, this still underrates Twitter’s popularity, because many people don’t use the website to interact with the site. Real numbers would be even higher.
(via Hitwise Intelligence)
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