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Twitter mobile users up 62%, since April

The number of Twitter users accessing the service via mobile has spiked 62 percent since mid-April, thanks to the release of official Twitter applications for iPhone, Android and BlackBerry phones.

During this time frame, the number of users who signed up for Twitter account on a mobile phone has increase to 16 percent, up from 5 percent.

Twitter claims that 7% of its users access the service on a Blackberry, while Apple iPhone accounts for 8%. Twitter’s mobile site remains the most popular, used by 14% of its users.

Overall, some 46 percent of Twitter users are active on mobile. There are 145 million registered users on Twitter.


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Kugan is the founder of MalaysianWireless. He has been observing the mobile industry since 2003. Connect with him on Twitter: @scamboy