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10 Fantastic Twitter Facts you
did not know before
Twitter was created in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey, Evan Williams, Biz
Stone, and Noah Glass and launched in July 2006. The service rapidly
gained worldwide popularity, with more than 100 million users posting
340 million tweets a day in 2012. The service also handled 1.6 billion
search queries per day. In 2013, Twitter was one of the ten most-visited
websites and has been described as "the SMS of the Internet". As of May
2015, Twitter has more than 500 million users, out of which more than
332 million are active.
Growth of Twitter over the years
Now here are some interesting facts about Twitter that
you would have never heard before
Here is Twitters First ever homepage – Ha ha ha ha ha
Twitter was created on a playground. Founding team member Dom Sagolla
says the group went on the top of a slide at a playground in South Park, a
small neighborhood in San Francisco, and Jack Dorsey discussed an "idea so
simple that you don't even think about it—you just write." Create Playlists to
auto load the next video in a Topical Manner
When Twitter started the company decided to automate the first tweet as an
example. It said, "Just setting up my twttr." Co-founder Dorsey beat Biz Stone
to be the first person to tweet leading by a minute—on March 22, 2006, at
2:20 p.m. PT. That tweet now has been re-tweeted over 60,000 times.
MarQuis Trill @6BillionPeople is the account following the most on twitter
with over 4.6 million tweets. His bio reads - Entertainment Mogul |Award
Winning YouTube Artist/ DJ |Social Media Influencer | I represent, support
everyone in this world with a dream. Join The Movement. Kate Perry, the
singer, enjoys the distinction of having the highest number of twitter
followers. (*if you need to get more twitter followers here is how)
Who has tweeted the most? That honor belongs to @Yougakduan_00, a girl
from Japan, who posted a mind-boggling 36,402,262 tweets before Twitter
suspended her account, likely because of the excessive tweeting. Someone
has recreated that account again but it seems fake.
Did you know that the blue cute twitter bird has an official name. Yes, his
name is Larry Bird. Boston Celtics legend Larry Bird is the inspiration behind
the name. This was a choice made by one of the co-founders.
The famous Twitter features like retweets, hashtags and replies were not
created by Twitter. Rather after being used to exertion by the twitter
community the company adopted those features. Even the mobile app was
created by a development company which Twitter latter bought.
Co-Founder Dorsey is said to have been heart-broken when Facebook
bought Instagram in 2012 for a billion dollars. Twitter responded by buying
out Vine, the video-sharing app, for $30 million. Dorsey stopped using his
Instagram account since that heart-breaking development.
Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom (@Kevin) has tweeted just one time
since August 2012
Twitter was considering creating a "worship" feature in the early days. If you
worship someone then you kind of super follow them and each one of their
tweets will be served to your timeline. This idea was dumped, and for a good