Amazing Facts About Twitter - FaqLabs

Saturday, 23 September 2017

Amazing Facts About Twitter

1. Twitter is a social networking service where in user can post their messages but each message normally called as tweet can be only 140 characters long.
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2. Twitter is operated from its headquarter in San Francisco, California, united states.

3. Twitter was founded by 4 people Evan Williams, Biz Stone, Noah Glass and Jack Dorsey and on March 21, 2006.

4. Jack Dorsey is the current CEO of twitter.

5. As of 2016 it was reported than there were around 319 million active users on twitter.

6. Hashtag is a way to club together all related tweets from different users. Hashtags were in use quite before twitter came into existence during the chat room time in late 90's

7. Jack Dorsey was the person to tweet first and he had tweeted "Just Setting up my twttr"

8. Twitter did not make any money during the first 2-3 years and started making profits in 2013 only.

9. There is a rule that unless you have 2000 followers you cant follow more than 2000 people

10. Twitter logo has bird and it is named as Larry

11. On November 7, 2013 twitter went public and on the first day itself it rose from $26 to $44 making the valuation of the company to more than $31 billion

12.  Twitter was initially named as twttr and was later changed to twitter. 

13. It is believed that friendstalker was also considered as a name.

14. One of the founders Noah Glass was forced out of twitter.

15. Facebook tried to buy out twitter 2 times but it did'nt happen.

16. Twitter is banned in china.

17. A hashtag in the end of a tweet is called hangtag

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