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Twitter quickly gained a lot of new users in 2020 thanks to the pandemic

FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2018, file photo, the logo for Twitter is displayed above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Twitter is imposing new rules, Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, ahead of the U.S. presidential election, prohibiting people, including candidates, from claiming an election win before it is called by either state election officials or two authoritative, national news outlets. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

The Pandemic Provided More Twitter Users While many people gained weight during the pandemic, Twitter gained more users.  According to the numbers, Twitter grew to 199 million users in the first quarter of the year. A 20% rise from the 166 million a year ago. outside the U.S. the platform had a 22% rise in users. Many believe that while the pandemic is a good reason for the rise, the presidential election was also a big contributor to the rise of users. Are you a heavy Twitter user? Which do you prefer Twitter or TikTok?

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