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Twitter traffic surges

Traffic to the social-networking site Twitter has risen 700 percent within the last year, according to new measurements from comScore.

Worldwide traffic on Twitter approached 10 million visitors in February. Traffic to the U.S. site alone has hit four million, a 1,000 percent increase from last year at this time, according to IT Pro.

Adults 35 and older are leading the Twitter trend, accounting for the majority of users, USA Today reported.

"Not only teenagers and college students can be counted among the 'technologically inclined,' which means that trends are much more prone to take off in older age segments than they used to," the comScore report stated, and USA Today reported.