May 11, 2012

The Men Who Tweet Too Much

John Herrman, BuzzFeed


At the moment of this writing, a man named Thom has tweeted 192,587 times. He signed up for Twitter three and a half years ago, which would work out to one tweet every 10 minutes, 24 hours a day. But he says his activity really didn't pick up until 2010. "I think i went from 150k to [nearly] 200k in four months or so," and that, while he's not sure of his estimates, he thinks he's probably posting at least 500 times a day.

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