Roughly 3 out of 4 Tweets ignored

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Network World, 10/13/10

Survey finds most Twitter posts are neither retweeted nor elicited a reply

If a Tweet is posted on the Web and nobody sees it, is it worth the bother?

A Twitter quiz

That’s essentially the question social media analytics company Sysomos posed in a survey of 1.2 billion posts made over the past 2 months and found that 71% of the posts from the Twitter microblogging site elicited neither a retweet nor reply.

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