Turbo Charged Twitter Facts
- Twitter is an online microblogging and social networking service.
- Twitter has 200 million users/active accounts. An estimated 2.2 million are Australian.
- A single Tweet contains 140 characters or less and can contain pictures and links.
- Twitter was founded in 2006.
- Twitter launched a mobile version in 2009.
- Twitter advises “Our Services are not directed to persons under 13.” In addition to this, Twitter goes a step further to guide Mums and Dads with the Twitter Help Center offers Safety Tips for Parents.
- The very first Tweet ever was made by Jack Dorsey, the creator of Twitter, March 22nd 2006.
- Chris Messina is responsible for introducing the #hashtag to Twitter in his Tweet:
“how do you feel about using # (pound) for groups. As in #barcamp” – Chris Messina aka @factoryjoe August 23rd 2007
- You can Tweet and Follow me on Twitter at @Schnicka
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