Study released on who uses Twitter

December 10, 2010 4:23:10 AM PST
A new Pew research study finds 8-percent of American adults that use the Internet are tweeting.

Young adults aged 18 to 29 are significantly more likely to use Twitter than older adults. Minority Internet users are more than twice as likely to use twitter as white Internet users. And urban residents are about twice as likely to tweet as people living in rural areas.

The study also found that a quarter of Twitter-users check for tweets several times a day.