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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 nicovideo.jp 6% 11% 15% 40% 2% bwitpic 7* USTREAM Twit lasting 2* 60% Live facebook. most shared article sites SITE LANGUAGE LINKS PER 1 MILLION detik.com indonesian 12,000 BBC bbc.co.uk english 8,000 globo globo.com portuguese 7,000 .com KOMPAS kompas.com indonesian 6,000 YAHOO! yahoo.com english 8,000 THE HUFFINGTON POST huffingtonpost.com english 5,000 OUOL uol.com portuguese 4,000 O MELHOR CONTEÚDO REUTERS reuters.com english 4,000 EL PAÍS elpais.com spanish 3,700 CN.com english 3,600 cnn.com theguardian guardian.co.uk 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? www.diffbot.com support@diffbot.com

What Kind of Links Are Shared on Twitter?

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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...

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