Top Twitter Cities of the World

Ky Ekinci Co-Founder, Office Divvy

Posted on April 17th 2010

According to the popular Twitter tool,, London is now the #1 City based on number of Twitter users:

In the top-10 cities with most twitter users, London is followed by Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, Atlanta, Toronto, San Francisco, Boston, Seattle, and Sydney. Good for those folks in England, Canada, and Australia to have three cities in the top ten.

We are wondering: Because "twitter grader" really mostly measures active users, is it also safe to say that London has the most active users among all the cities of the world?

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Ky Ekinci

Co-Founder, Office Divvy

Ky Ekinci is a co-founder of Office Divvy, a Palm Coast, FL based company providing Co-location facilities, Consulting, and Outsourced operations to all sizes of companies across industries... Office Divvy's mantra is: "Empowering Entrepreneurs, Startups, and Small Business." | You can connect with Ky on twitter: @KyEkinci and @OfficeDivvy
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Delfin Vassallo
Posted on April 22nd 2010 at 3:41PM
Was here on SMT that I read more than 50% of Twitter users were from outside US? It'd be nice to have the whole list of cities to segment by economic areas or by countries.
Posted on April 22nd 2010 at 6:02PM
Interesting information. Thank you for sharing. It will also be extremely useful to know other demographic info like ages per citi, etc. I believe that can be more accurate than the 2010 Census and less costly.
Posted on April 23rd 2010 at 12:08AM

Well, except for the fact that many Twitter users never accurately list their locations correctly. For instance people list things such as the UT information, misspell or forget to space between city and state, fail to list any location or enter facetious information as a location such as "outer space".

So for all it's worth the list of top locations has to be qualified as "based on areas where Twitter grader could determine a location".  I wouldn't hang my hat, or my client's initiatives on any of that data.

Neil Ferree
Posted on April 23rd 2010 at 6:51PM
Los Angeles is #2 on the list which seems a little surprising. I thought New York would definitely have more Twitter people than LA. Now us LA guys have to get our dotMobi Websites working on all fronts to keep our #2 ranking - eh?
Posted on April 26th 2010 at 5:35AM
When was this done? Because most of those people are probably journalists, protesters and politicians tweeting incessantly about the UK elections....


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