Twitter adding 300,000 new users per day

Microblogging service Twitter announced that it now boasts close to 106 million registered users–up more than 1,500 percent over a year ago–and continues to add 300,000 new users each day. Speaking at the company’s first Chirp developer conference in San Francisco, Twitter co-founders Evan Williams and Biz Stone added that Twitter now fields 55 million tweets and 600 million search queries per day. Despite the popularity of the service, Williams said the firm is still seeking ways to make Twitter more mainstream, adding that when consumers begin to type “I don’t get…” into Google search, “I don’t get Twitter” is the second suggestion, followed only by “I don’t get drunk I get awesome.”

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