Social Media New York City: Capital of the Twitter world Apparently the Big Apple is also the Big Tweeter. By Matt CowanJune 13, 2011 SHARE Once again, New York City is the world leader in something. This time it’s per capita Twitter users. Thanks to its 8 million people, many of whom appearing to be avid Twitter users, New York City is leading the Twitter revolution. To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.