Click me

What Kind of Links Are Shared on Twitter?

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF TWITTER BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE DIFFBOT PAGE CLASSIFIER - an API that instantly determines the page-type of any web link - ON JULY 10-11, 2012 Diffbot analyzed 750,000 links posted to Twitter in order to answer three basic questions about online behavior: 1. WHAT ARE WE SHARING ? - breakdown of links by page type – status update O page error PAGE TYPES UNDER 2%: audio |® faq X recipe L. chart A game E review 7% D doc | 삐 job 7% m discussion O| location 9% 14 event I profile frontpage 7% product 8% 9% 36% video 16% image E article 2. WHICH SITES ARE WE USING ? - top sites by page type – most shared video sites most shared image sites You Tube tumblr. twitter twitcam Broadcast Yourself Instagram 6% 11% 15% 40% 2% bwitpic 7* USTREAM Twit lasting 2* 60% Live facebook. most shared article sites SITE LANGUAGE LINKS PER 1 MILLION indonesian 12,000 BBC english 8,000 globo portuguese 7,000 .com KOMPAS indonesian 6,000 YAHOO! english 8,000 THE HUFFINGTON POST english 5,000 OUOL portuguese 4,000 O MELHOR CONTEÚDO REUTERS english 4,000 EL PAÍS spanish 3,700 english 3,600 theguardian english 3,300 3. WHAT LANGUAGES ARE WE SHARING ? - language of linked-to pages; top two page-types per langauge – NEXT 8... Arabic 0.92% 7% Malaysian 0.85% French 0.82% japanese German 0.64% 2% Dutch 0.58% indonesian Turkish 0.51% Korean 0.49% 68% Italian 0.48% english 1.5% russian 4% spanish 3% portuguese Legend: image article O product all others DIFFBOT A visual robot that sees web pages like humans do. Want to see your URLS analyzed like this? [email protected]

What Kind of Links Are Shared on Twitter?

shared by diffbot on Aug 16
1 comment
The Diffbot Page Classifier API takes any web page URL and instantly tells you its page type. We sampled 750,000 links shared on Twitter to break down the most popular page-types, sites, and langua...





Social Media
Did you work on this visual? Claim credit!

Get a Quote

Embed Code

For hosted site:

Click the code to copy


Click the code to copy
Customize size