Top Twitter HotSpots in Google Trends

TechCrunch has produced two lists – one of the Top 21 most used Twitter clients according to Twitstat and  the other a list of the Top 20 most visited Twitter web application sites according to Compete.

Either of the TechCrunch lists can provide would-be and existing Twitter users with plenty of tools for launching or improving their Twitter experience.

Looking at Twitter usage through Google Trends and Insights for Search shows increasingly higher search interest in Twitter from 2004 through the Present (Twitter was founded March 1, 2006) as well the geographic regions Twitter searches have originated from most often.

Twitter Web Search Volume

Twitter Web Search Volume

The Top 10 Countries with interest in Twitter (2004-Present):

Regional Interest for Twitter

Regional Interest for Twitter

Interestingly, searches for Twitter over the last 12 months show slightly increased interest from Canada, Australia and New Zealand with less search activity coming from Norway.

Regional Twitter Interest Last 12 Months

Regional Twitter Interest Last 12 Months

Sorting search interest over the last 90 days shows yet another level of interest in Twitter by country.

The United Kingdom supplants the United States as the top most interested region in Twitter while Portugal makes its first appearance on the list.

Twitter Regional Interest Last 90 Days

Twitter Regional Interest Last 90 Days

Drilling further down into Google Insights for search within each country produces maps showing interest levels by state and city.

In the United States, Oregon has had the highest level of state interest in Twitter followed by Vermont, Washington, District of Columbia, California, New York, Massachusetts, Hawaii, Kansas and Iowa.

United States Twitter Regional Interest Last 90 Days

United States Twitter Regional Interest Last 90 Days

The U.S. cities with the highest level of search interest in Twitter over the last 90 days are San Francisco, Austin, Portland, New York, Pleasanton, Los Angeles, Seattle, Denver, Washington and Chicago.

United States Twitter Regional City Interest Last 90 Days

United States Twitter Regional City Interest Last 90 Days

Use Google Trends Insights for Search to further explore where Twitter is most searched for in the United Kingdom or in your particular corner of the world.

United Kingdom Twitter Regional Interest Last 90 Days

United Kingdom Twitter Regional Interest Last 90 Days

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