Study reveals 6 percent of US Twitter users write 73 percent of the platform's political posts

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A new national study from Pew Research reports that a small number of Twitter users post the vast majority of political tweets.

According to the study, which analyzed 1.1 million tweets of about 2,400 public Twitter between November and December last year, a minority of 6 percent of users accounted for 73 percent of political posts that appear on the platform.

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Of those tweets, the vast majority were critical of US President Donald Trump, reports Pew.

According to the study, a whopping 72 percent of the tweets assessed by researchers were critical of the president while just 25 percent showed support.

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The research mirrors previous findings from earlier this year that suggested Twitter's conversations are driven by a small number of users who tweet prolifically.

Those users also tend to be more polarized in their viewpoints...
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