Gender distribution at Twitter May 2009

By A Bisht

Started in March of 2006, Twitter has experienced a massive growth in 2009. According to a study by Sysomos, quoted by eMarketer, 72.5% of all Twitter users joined the service in the first five months of 2009.

Of the two genders, women seem to dominate the Twitter,

       More than one-half of all Twitter users (53%) are women, and the majority is young.

This is an interesting revelation, as women number dominance is seldom seen in social networks. In addition, there are real chances of this figure being wrong, as many users, especially marketers choose female as their gender, in order to attract more followers. --------