Global Web Index conducted the study of the fastest growing social networks for 2012 and
Twitter came in number 1.
All Things Twitter on Media Bistro put together the following story:
Twitter beat Facebook and Google+ as the fastest-growing social network in 2012.
Overall, Twitter is now ranked fourth amongst all social networking sites in total active users, with Google+ securing a surprising second place.
Twitter’s 40 percent jump in active users between Q2 and Q4 of last year placed the micro-blogging platform well ahead of Facebook (+33 percent) and Google+ (+27 percent).
Read the full article on Media Bistro with graphs and other stats.
Incredibly Twitter doubled its user base in 2012 and that is covered here.