Indonesia is Social: 2.4% of World’s Twitter Posts Come From Jakarta [INFOGRAPHIC]

Indonesia is Social: 2.4% of World’s Twitter Posts Come From Jakarta [INFOGRAPHIC]

Mar 13, 2013 at 09:00 AM by Enricko Lukman, in CreativeSocial Media, an Indonesian company that monitors social marketing online, has come out with this interesting new infographic about Indonesia’s online socializing. It shows how the country – and particularly residents of the capital, Jakarta – has taken to sites like Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, and YouTube in huge numbers. The infographic shows Jakarta is very social, ranked second in terms of the world’s top cities on Facebook (Bangkok is first). When it comes to Twitter, Jakarta alone contributed about 2.4 percent of the 10.6 billion Twitter posts made worldwide from January to March this year. Tokyo came close, creating 2.3 percent of all tweets. The nation as a whole has 29 million Twitter users. When it comes to startups in the country, Indonesian humor site MalesBanget made it to the number one spot for the size of its local YouTube account. Besides cheering for celebrities Agnes Monica and Sherina Munaf, around 4.7 million Indonesian Twitter users read their astrology forecasts through @tweetramalan every day.


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