Twitter is an American online news and also social media and networking service where users post and communicate with messages, comments termed as “tweets”.
Tweets were restricted to 140 characters in the begining, then again on November 7, 2017, this limit was increased to 280 for all languages except for Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. Signed up users can post, like, and retweet tweets, but unregistered users could only read them.
Users get into Twitter via its website interface, via Short Message Service (SMS) or its mobile-device application software (“app”). Twitter, Inc. located in San Francisco, California, and has got a lot more than 25 offices around the globe.
Jack Dorsey, an undergraduate student at New York University, launched the idea of an individual utilizing an SMS service to communicate with a small group. The original project code name for the service was twttr, a concept that Williams later on ascribed to Noah Glass, motivated by Flickr and the five-character length of American SMS short codes.
Dorsey have exclaimed the origin of the “Twitter” title:
“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.”
The very first Twitter prototype, designed by Dorsey and contractor Florian Weber, was employed as an interior service for Odeo employees and the full version was launched to the public on July 15, 2006.
The Blue Birdie of the Internet just flipped teen, a couple of days ago and also have reported that the number of monthly active users shows up to be 321 million. United States have the majority of the Twitter users and racks first and India happens to be witnessed at 8th position.
As of June 2019, Katy Perry sticks first as the most followed person in the Twitter with 108 million followers and Barack Obama, next to her with 107 million followers.
In India, Prime minister Narendra Modi tops to be most followed person in Twitter India with 45 million followers and Bollywood stars Shah Rukh Khan(38 million), Amithab Bachchan(37 million), Salman Khan(35 million) tops the listing. Sachin Tendulkar likewise have 28.1 million followers and Virat Kohli around 30 million followers.Share this to your,