How does Twitter work in 2012?

Recognised worldwide as one of the fastest growing social networks of its time, Twitter gains 11 new users every second according to a recent infographic. Approximately, that’s one million new Twitter accounts created every day.

So how does Twitter work in 2012? What sparks our interest as users, and what makes us click that retweet button? Take a look at this infographic that shows some very interesting statistics for Twitter in 2012.