Do you know? Twitter Turns Nine. Yes its the ninth birthday of the Tweeting birdie. The very first tweet came from the co-founder Jack Dorsey, when the service did not even get vowels in its official name, back in 2006. It was used to say as “Twttr” before any official name. And since that first tweet in 2006, the micro-blogging site has grown to more than 284 million users worldwide, with over 15 million users that are based in UK. Undoubtedly, got a huge popularity!
After that, an undergraduate student at the New York University had first introduced the idea of individually using a SMS service to communicate with a small group. The product code name for this service was decided twttr. The project took off on March 21, 2006, when Dorsey sent the first Twitter message: “just setting up my twttr.”
“We came across the word ‘twitter’, and it was just perfect. The definition was ‘a short burst of inconsequential information’, and ‘chirps from birds’. And that’s exactly what the product was,” Dorsey has been quoted as saying in the context of the site’s name.
We have ICE!!! Yes, ICE “WATER ICE” on Mars! Best day ever! Breaking news has also been a huge part of Twitter's usage for few years now, the first news was revealed by Nisa via Twitter when the lander Marx Phoenix had found ice on Mars. He revealed that news as:
The social media giant Twitter has also been the source of entire movements. As the concept of trending has become the informal yardstick of relevance on social media. Well, it is celebrating its ninth birthday, making the occasion by recalling some of its biggest posts. Now lets say Happy Birthday Twitter!