Twitter was launched in July 2006 and has grown into arguably the most popular microblogging site in the world. According to Twitter, its mission is “to give everyone the power to create and share ideas and information instantly, without barriers.”

With user posts made up of 140-character messages called tweets, Twitter allows for sharing text, photos, videos, and links to Web sites. In social media, Twitter is considered a microblogging site.

According to Twitter, “every day, millions of people use Twitter to create, discover and share ideas with others.”

History of Twitter

Twitter was created by Jack Dorsey (@Jack), Evan Williams (@Ev), and Biz Stone (@Biz). Dorsey is the chairman, and Evan Williams is on the board of directors as of January 2014.

Jack sent the first tweet on March ...

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