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  • Nov 29, 2011
  • 11:40 AM

Hebrew tweets jump 150%: Israelis tweet three times more often in English than in Hebrew

Roy Goldenberg / Globes
The phenomenal success of Facebook in Israel - with more than 2 million users - has left Twitter and its microblogging behind. It never really succeeded in Israel. The less user-friendly interface, its cliquiness, and also the fact that Twitter was not translated into Hebrew - all of these apparently became obstacles to the success Twitter experienced overseas.

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