SAN FRANCISCO, California (JGL) – After 11 years, Twitter is still lighting up the online news and social networking service world as it sends away 140 words like telegram in the past century.
It was founded by Jack Dorsey, Noal Glass, Biz Stone and Evan Williams in March 2006 and launched it in July of that year. By 2012, it had 100 million users and had been tweeted by 340-million users everyday.
By 2013, it was one of the ten most visited websites becoming the “SMS of the Internet.” By 2016, there have been 319-M active users every month.
It has its headquarters in San Francisco, California and 25 offices worldwide.
Twitter has now become a global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. (PM)