Faced with giants like Facebook, Twitter wins gradually subscribers. But the microblogging site attracted more than thirty years older.
Half of French have an account on one of the major social networks in June 2013 indicated Médiamétrie United States, the proportion rises to 72% (against 67% in 2012), according to the latest survey by the Pew Research Center, the results were published on August 5.
If Facebook is still far ahead of popular social networks, 67% of adult Americans went there in February, "Twitter earns points and is now on the same level that sites like Pinterest and Instagram," says Aaron Smith, senior analyst Pew Research Center at the Los Angeles Times. 18% of adults use the site against 16% in the summer of 2012 and only 8% in November 2010 with first users of the microblogging site are 18-29 but all categories increase.
The study also notes an increase in the use of social networks among older users. 60% of those aged 50-64 are now using social networks, mostly to keep in touch with their families and 43% of those over 65. Although the elderly are much less likely than other Internet users to visit Facebook and others, they are three times more than in 2009 The oldest subscribers Facebook is an American 105 years.