If you’ve been keeping up to date with recent HootSuite news, you’ll know that we recently exceeded one million users for our beloved dashboard.
In addition to the excitement of crossing the one million user mark, we had a winner for our impromptu Twitter contest — the correct guess for the date and time of the 1,000,000th sign-up. @kelkel926 predicted our millionth user would sign up at 11:24:15:42:21 and was awarded with a wi-fi iPad from us at HootSuite Headquarters. Congrats!
Hoots from the News
Reaching the 1,000,000 user mark was a huge milestone for us here at HootSuite and we’re happy to see that others felt the same way. To celebrate this momentous occassion, we also released a handy infographic to illustrate the trends and usage patterns of the social web.
Here are some of the posts and write-ups from around the world that picked up on our big news, and there’s even more in the our social bookmark stream:
Among all the facts and figures presented in the infographic, HootSuite’s climb to this one million figure is the most interesting. HootSuite was founded in November 2008 and climbed slowly to 250,000 users in little over a year. From January 2010 to November 2010, though, interest in the service exploded. During these intervening months, HootSuite’s subscriber base almost quadrupled in size, a jump that reflects the growing interest in social networking.”
In the future, HootSuite plans to launch a social sharing tool for publishing platforms and release an API that will allow third-party developers to create apps and tools for the dashboard.”
Forbes – HootSuite Reaches 1 Million Users
To celebrate the event, HootSuite shared with us some stats from its two-year history. HootSuite users send over one million messages per day, mostly on Twitter, but also onFacebook, Ping.fm and LinkedIn…”
oneforty blog – HootSuite Exceeds 1 Million Users
So, a huge congratulations to the Hootsuite team! And, if you’re a Hootsuite user, feel free to show them some love (or give them constructive feedback so they can make their product even better) with a review of one of their products on oneforty.”
HootSuite’s customers include a mix of enterprise brands and government agencies, plus SMEs who are using social media to grow their businesses. Along with the high-profile businesses and organizations are individuals who simply enjoy online social networking on sites like Twitter and Facebook.”
Smart Phone Top 10 – HootSuite reaches 1 million users, celebrates with an infographic
HootSuite was founded in November 2008 and climbed slowly to 250,000 users in little over a year. From January 2010 to November 2010, though, interest in the service exploded. During these intervening months, HootSuite’s subscriber base almost quadrupled in size, a jump that reflects the growing interest in social networking.”
Techvibes – HootSuite hits 1 Million Users
To illustrate the trends and patterns of social web users, HootSuite also released a pretty cool infographic showing aggregated usage across networks, platforms and countries.
You’ll see from the map element that HootSuite really is Big in Japan.”
BIV Business Today – Vancouver’s HootSuite hits million-user mark
Vancouver-based HootSuite Media Inc. said Monday its popular namesake application for managing Twitter accounts now has more than a million users.”
Split Mango Blog – HootSuite Exceeds One Million Users
Many large companies and organizations use Hootsuite to manage their social media profiles including Martha Stewart Media and other prominent tweeters. We even use it here at SplitMango to manage our massive social media profile! It covers a range of social networks, from Twitter, to Facebook, Linkedin, WordPress and others. As I said we use it every day to manage our own social media profile, and the profiles of many of our clients. We have blogged about it before and we’ll probable mention it again in the future–it really is a good tool.”
Mentions in Many Languages
And from around the world, there were hoots in many international languages, including Spanish, Dutch and Arabic, as seen below:
Twittermania (Dutch) – HootSuite Op 1 Miljoen Gebruikers
Denkenuber (Spanish) – HootSuite llega al million de usuarios y comparte datos
Cashflowec (Arabic) – HootSuite up to a million users
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