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Technologies > Social Widgets > Twitter > Reports Overview > Market Report

Twitter Market Report

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How well do you know your market? Find out who your most promising prospects are, and how they look like. Discover in which parts of the market your competition thrives.

Our technology market report is a detailed monthly report on the usage of Twitter as social widget on websites. The report comes via email as a PDF file and has over 200 pages covering this information:

  • Social Widgets Industry Reports
    • Usage and Market Share Report
      How popular is each of the social widgets? Shows percentages of usage and market shares for all 45 social widgets that we monitor. Also shows how much these figures changed compared to the last month and to the last year.
    • Historical Trend Report
      How did the popularity of the social widgets change over time? Shows tables and diagrams of monthly trends of usage and market shares for all social widgets since January 2012.
    • Growth Rate Report
      Which are the fastest growing social widgets? Shows the current growth rates in the usage of all social widgets both in absolute figures and percentages in the last month and in the last year.
    • New Site Usage Report
      How popular is each of the social widgets among new sites? Shows percentages of usage and market shares for all social widgets among sites that were first visited in the last month, because they have only recently entered the top 10 million sites.
    • Top Site Usage Report
      Which social widgets are primarily used by high traffic sites? Shows for each social widget the share of top sites among all the sites that use that specific social widget.
  • Twitter Reports
    • Historical Trend Report
      How did the popularity of Twitter change from month to month? Shows tables and diagrams of monthly trends of usage and market shares for Twitter since July 2011.
    • Change Report
      Which percentage of sites switched from another social widget to Twitter and vice versa? Shows the percentages of websites that recently changed between Twitter and other social widgets. It also shows examples of sites that made a change.
    • Ranking Breakdown Report
      Is the popularity of Twitter higher among high traffic sites? Shows usage and market shares of Twitter broken down by popularity ranges of the Alexa ranking, that is among the top 1 million sites, the top 100,000, the top 10,000 and the top 1,000 sites. Also shows the popularity rank of Twitter among all social widgets in these ranges and the most popular competing technology.
    • Market Position Report
      Where in the market diagram lies Twitter? Shows the market position of Twitter in terms of popularity and usage by high traffic sites, compared to the most popular social widgets.
    • Multiple Social Widgets Usage Report
      How frequently are other social widgets used together with Twitter, and which ones? Shows statistics on the usage of Twitter together with other social widgets (if any). We identify here usage on the same site, not necessarily on the same page.
    • Cross-Technologies Breakdown and Segmentation Reports
      In which markets is Twitter particularily strong and which one is the most popular competing technology in each market? A set of reports evaluating the combined usage of two categories of web technologies. This shows, for example, the usage and market shares of Twitter on any top level domain compared to its usage on all websites and the most popular competing technology on each top level domain. Also shows the rank of Twitter among all social widgets for each top level domain, compared to its overall rank. Furthermore, this includes the ranking and percentages of all top level domains among all the sites that use Twitter.

      These detailed reports are available not only for top level domains, but also for the usage of Twitter broken down by

      • Content Management Systems
      • Server-side Programming Languages
      • Client-side Programming Languages
      • JavaScript Libraries
      • Markup Languages
      • Character Encodings
      • Image File Formats
      • Site Elements
      • Structured Data Formats
      • SSL Certificate Authorities
      • JavaScript Content Delivery Networks
      • Traffic Analysis Tools
      • Advertising Networks
      • Tag Managers
      • Web Servers
      • Operating Systems
      • Web Hosting Providers
      • Reverse Proxy Services
      • Top Level Domains
      • Server Locations
      • Content Languages
    • Geographical Distribution Report
      How popular is Twitter in each country? Shows a colored world map indicating the usage percentage of Twitter by country.
    • List of the 300 most popular sites using Twitter including their usage of other social widgets (if any).
    • List of up to 300 popular sites that started using Twitter in the last month (if there are that many sites in a month), including the social widgets they were using before (if any).
    • List of up to 300 popular sites that discontinued using Twitter in the last month (if there are that many sites in a month), including the social widgets they are using now (if any).

Please see technologies overview for explanations on the methodologies used in the surveys, and read our disclaimer to learn about possible incompleteness and inaccuracy of our data.

Table of Content

This is a preview of the current report's table of content.

1. About this Survey 3
2. Quick Summary 5
3. Social Widgets, Industry Overviews 6
3.1. Usage Overview 6
3.2. Historical Trends 8
3.3. Growth Rates 16
3.4. New Site Usage 18
3.5. Top Site Usage 20
4. Twitter, Technology Market Reports 22
4.1. Historical Trends 22
4.2. Changes 28
4.3. Ranking Breakdown 30
4.4. Market Position 31
4.5. Multiple Social Widgets Usage 32
4.6. Breakdown and Segmentation Reports 36
4.6.1. Content Management Systems 36
4.6.2. Server-side Programming Languages 63
4.6.3. Client-side Programming Languages 65
4.6.4. JavaScript Libraries 67
4.6.5. Markup Languages 71
4.6.6. Character Encodings 73
4.6.7. Image File Formats 76
4.6.8. Site Elements 78
4.6.9. Structured Data Formats 81
4.6.10. SSL Certificate Authorities 83
4.6.11. JavaScript Content Delivery Networks 87
4.6.12. Traffic Analysis Tools 89
4.6.13. Advertising Networks 96
4.6.14. Tag Managers 102
4.6.15. Web Servers 104
4.6.16. Operating Systems 108
4.6.17. Web Hosting Providers 110
4.6.18. Reverse Proxy Services 140
4.6.19. Top Level Domains 142
4.6.20. Server Locations 174
4.6.21. Content Languages 185
4.7. Geographical Distribution 192
4.8. Popular Sites using Twitter 193
4.9. Sites using Twitter only recently 199
4.10. Sites that recently stopped using Twitter 205


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