Twitter (WWW)

This is the follower network from Twitter, containing 1.4 billion directed follow edges between 41 million Twitter users.


Internal nametwitter
NameTwitter (WWW)
Data source
AvailabilityDataset is available for download
Consistency checkCheck was not executed
Online social network
Dataset timestamp 2006 ⋯ 2010
Node meaningUser
Edge meaningFollowing
Network formatUnipartite, directed
Edge typeUnweighted, no multiple edges
ReciprocalContains reciprocal edges
Directed cyclesContains directed cycles
LoopsDoes not contain loops
Snapshot Is a snapshot and likely to not contain all data
Connectedness Only the largest connected component of the original data is included


Size n =41,652,230
Volume m =1,468,365,182
Loop count l =298
Wedge count s =123,435,589,564,841
Triangle count t =34,824,916,864
Maximum degree dmax =3,081,112
Maximum outdegree d+max =770,155
Maximum indegree dmax =2,997,469
Average degree d =70.506 0
Size of LCC N =41,652,230
Diameter δ =23
50-Percentile effective diameter δ0.5 =3.076 70
90-Percentile effective diameter δ0.9 =3.973 28
Mean distance δm =3.549 32
Clustering coefficient c =0.000 846 391
Operator 2-norm ν =6,279.11
Reciprocity y =0.362 106
Non-bipartivity bA =0.319 460


Cumulative degree distribution

Spectral graph drawing based on the adjacency matrix

Hop distribution

In/outdegree scatter plot

Matrix decompositions plots



[1] Jérôme Kunegis. KONECT – The Koblenz Network Collection. In Proc. Int. Conf. on World Wide Web Companion, pages 1343–1350, 2013. [ http ]
[2] Haewoon Kwak, Changhyun Lee, Hosung Park, and Sue Moon. What is Twitter, a social network or a news media? In Proc. Int. World Wide Web Conf., pages 591–600, 2010.