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Colombia: A Look at Twitter Use Around the Country

Over the course of two months, the community site Twitter Colombia [es] analyzed 3 million Tweets from 20,000 users in the country, as way to take a snapshot of the use of this microblogging tool. The result was a set of statistics about the average Twitterer in Colombia [es].

On the average, the Colombian Twitterer is following 128 people and is followed by 176, while only 13% users have their Tweets protected. The statistics even looked at which day of the week and time of day the average Twitter used the service, Wednesday and 11:30 a.m., respectively.

The study also revealed which Colombian Twitterers had the most mentions during this time period. These popular users include Camilo Andrés García (@hyperconectado), Colombian rocker, Juanes (@juanes), Nicolás Samper (@udsnoexisten), Sebastian Yepes (@sebastianyepes), and Karem Díaz Robles (@karemvip).

In addition to posting analysis such as this, and tutorials on the Twitter Colombia blog, the site also groups Colombian Twitter accounts according to their subject matter into categories such as Music, Newspapers, Government, and Politicians.

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