Twitter Spaces Statistics: How Many People Use It?

Last Updated: July 28, 2022
Here are some key Twitter Spaces statistics.
Twitter Spaces Statistics: How Many People Use It?
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Quick Answer 🔍

How many people use Twitter Spaces in 2022?

396.5 million Twitter users have access to Twitter Spaces.

Even though social media platforms offer live interactive sessions, studies prove that audio-based media still receives huge market demand. Hence, Twitter has come up with the Twitter Spaces feature for its platform.

Twitter Spaces is competing against Clubhouse, which is the leading audio-only social media platform.

Here are some key Twitter Spaces statistics if you came here just for that.

Key Twitter Spaces Statistics:

  • Everyone can host Twitter Spaces, regardless of the number of followers.
  • Twitter expects its audience to gain up to 315 million by 2023 using the Twitter Spaces feature.
  • Twitter Spaces can have 11 speakers, 1 host, and 2 co-hosts.
  • Twitter has 396.5 million users and achieved $3.72 billion in revenue during 2020.
  • 52% of Twitter users use Twitter daily in the US
  • Twitter has achieved an 87% year-over-year increase in advertising revenue in 2021
  • 38.5% of Twitter users are aged 25-34
  • Sales are the most trending Clubhouse topic with 564 million, while Twitter trending topics vary with time.
  • Clubhouse raised $110 million from investors. 
  • If certain conditions are met, Twitter Spaces will provide you with 20% of its revenue to you which Clubhouse is yet to supply

Before getting into Twitter Spaces statistics and what it can do, let’s check out the major advantages of its rival Clubhouse.

The Clubhouse is a systematic application where people don’t see any live videos, image upload, and download, no text message sending, etc.

According to the statistics, Clubhouse has more than 10 million registered users.

You should keep in mind that the company was launched just one year before, in April 2020! 

So have you ever wondered how an audio-centric application like Clubhouse became a hit in the world of visual social media and futuristic virtual technologies?

The answer is simple! The Clubhouse is a platform to exchange ideas, listen to some engaging conversations.

Based on the February 2021 stats, Clubhouse has hosted more than 10 million weekly users and has received the support of more than 180 investors.

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What Is Twitter Spaces, and How Many People Use It?

Twitter created an audio chat-room-based feature called Twitter Spaces that can allow people to create a group and discuss various topics.

Twitter Spaces was previously available only for people with more than 600 followers, but the social media giant has now rolled it out for all of its users, regardless of how many followers they have.

This new add-on feature is available along with the Twitter app which can be downloaded from Android and iOS app stores. 

And according to the experts, Twitter is soon going to launch Twitter Spaces in the web version, which will provide it an advantage over Clubhouse.

Twitter Spaces allows the host to schedule a Space 14 days in advance; however, the host can schedule only one Space like that. 

Twitter retains the Space sessions for its internal quality monitoring for the next 30 days, but it won’t be available for the public to access after the session ends.

During this time, Twitter monitors the audios to find out any violations of its terms and conditions.

Both Twitter Spaces and Clubhouse has a lot of common features like:

  • Both are audio chat rooms
  • Moderator-controlled chat rooms that can kick out members for any violations.the 
  • The live interactions are real-time and cannot be recorded 
  • You should raise your hand to speak on both the platforms and moderators can allow permission 

Twitter Spaces Statistics 2022

1. Everyone Can Now Host Twitter Spaces.

If you are a marketer, influencer, or a small brand, it is time for you to grow your Twitter audience to use the Space feature.

To launch a Twitter Spaces, you needed at least have 600 followers on Twitter, but not anymore!

Apart from businesses, brands, and celebrities, even regular users can now host Twitter Spaces, regardless of the number of followers they have. 

2. Twitter Expects Its Audience to Gain up To 315 Million by 2023 Using the Twitter Spaces Feature

Twitter has monetized the Twitter Spaces feature, by which more marketers and brands will start using the feature to gain revenue.

However, based on the stats, Clubhouse has achieved tremendous growth of its users from a mere 1500 to 10 million in a short period.

Hence it isn’t easy to compare the success of one app over another during the current situation.

3. Twitter Spaces Can Have 11 Speakers, 1 Host, and 2 Co-Hosts

Almost all of your followers can see the Twitter Spaces you created, and they can join(people who don’t follow you also can join the Space) to listen to the live interactive conversations.

Once you have set up the Space, you can add 2 co-hosts. In case if you get dropped from the Space, the first co-host will become the main host.

Another interesting thing is, once an account is chosen as co-host, Twitter Spaces will remove any account blocked by the co-host account.

According to Clubhouse Stats, more than 700,000 Clubhouse rooms are created daily. The Clubhouse has 8000 people per room cap, which can be turned off if needed.

Also, Clubhouse doesn’t have any limitations for its speakers count.

How Can Twitter Support the Growth of Twitter Space?

4. Twitter Has 396.5 Million Users and Achieved $3.72 Billion in Revenue During 2020.

Even though Twitter Spaces is new, its parent, Twitter, is a social media giant with more than 396.5 million users!

According to statistics, more than two hundred million users access Twitter daily.

A survey stats in the US has found that people spend an average of 158 minutes on Twitter every month.

5. 52% of Twitter Users Use Twitter Daily in The Us

Like several other social media platforms, Twitter also has a big audience in the US.

Statistics show that there are 37 million monetizable daily active Twitter users in the US, and there are more than seventy million Twitter users in the country.

About 8.85 percent of the world’s social media users have a Twitter subscription. 

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6. Twitter Has Achieved an 87% Year-Over-Year Increase in Advertising Revenue in 2021

During the second quarter of 2021, Twitter accomplished $1.053 billion in revenue from advertising.

Previously in 2020, it achieved 3.716 billion in revenue with an increase of 7.43 percent compared to 2019.

These extraordinary revenue stats will surely attract influencers, marketers, brands, and celebrities to launch Twitter Spaces that can help connect with their audience and grow their revenue.

Twitter Spaces vs. Clubhouse

7. 38.5% of Twitter Users Are Aged 25-34

Now the age plays a bigger role in Twitter Spaces usage. According to statistics, 43 percent of the Clubhouse users are aged 20-30, while 38.5 percent of Twitter users are aged 25-34.

About 20.7 percent of Twitter users are aged 35-49, and 17 percent are 18-24. On the other hand, about 31 percent of Clubhouse users are above 40.

About 42 percent of Twitter users have a bachelor’s degree, while 53 percent of Clubhouse users have a degree.

Twitter Age Group

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Clubhouse Age Group

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According to Statista, Sales is the most discussed Clubhouse topic while Twitter doesn’t have a specific trending topic.

About 532 million discussions were based on Social media in Clubhouse, followed by Deep tech with 524 million.

9. Clubhouse Raised $110 Million from Investors 

Kortschak Andressen Horowitz and Tim Kendall have invested $110 million in Clubhouse. In 2011, Alwaleed bin Talal, Saudi prince, invested US$300 million in Twitter.

Several notable investors like Balaji Srinivasan from Coinbase, Ryan Hoover from Product Hunt, and various venture capitalists like Series A, which raised $12 million from the firm Andreessen Horowitz, in May 2020

10. if Certain Conditions Are Met, Twitter Spaces Will Provide You with 20% of Its Revenue to You Which Clubhouse Is yet To Supply

Yes, it is true! Twitter has a money-making plan for Spaces. The audio rooms have to meet certain criteria to earn up to 20 percent of the cut.

Twitter believes that the revenue-generating opportunity set forward will attract many marketers to use the Twitter Spaces feature.

Clubhouse hasn’t decided whether or not to monetize its platform.

Sources

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Written by Jason Wise

Hi! I’m Jason. I tend to gravitate towards business and technology topics, with a deep interest in social media, privacy and crypto. I enjoy testing and reviewing products, so you’ll see a lot of that from me here on EarthWeb.
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