Most Popular Twitter Clients

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A study from Rapleaf on the popularity of Twitter clients has revealed some interesting information – namely that 65% of all tweets sent from computers on the official Twitter site and about 20% of tweets sent from mobile devices.

- Two-thirds of tweets are updated using a computer connected to the Web
- Mobile phone texting is the second most popular client but only account for 1/10 as many tweets
- The top five clients account for 82% of tweets; the top 10 account for over 90% of tweets
- Tweets are sent from over 1900 Twitter clients

Are you a Twitter user? What is your preferred Tweeting method? Through a client such as TweetDeck or through your own computer at

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AmyLynn 08-21-2009 3:59 PM


I prefer using, although recently I have been using Co-Tweet and I am enjoying that also.

JamesK 08-21-2009 4:09 PM

For my "Life of Luxury" site ( , I primarily use PC based Tweets but will use  my iPhone if I'm on the road.

MarlaC 08-22-2009 9:28 AM

I use Digsby. go to  it's free and it's great!

SamF 09-22-2009 12:41 PM


I use HootSuite because it is web-based. I didn't want to install Adobe Air which is required for TweetDeck. I hear that Adobe Air has the potential for security breaches in the hands of unscrupulous developers.

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