Twitter has changed the way the world communicates.
Exactly nine years ago, many even imagined we were seeing the birth of one of the most recognized in the digital era media is Twitter.
“In our anniversary number nine, continue to say that Twitter is what it is by its users. After all, it is for you that we as hashtags product feature and success stories as live-tweeting. Today these elements have become part of the culture and customs of each country, “it said through a statement.
Jack Dorsey, a founder and current CEO of the firm wrote the first tweet from the platform: “Here configuring my Twitter“.
Conceived as a text message service, then Twitter was not called formally Twitter, not was able to play photos, videos or maintain hyperlinks on the network, no one knew of hashtags. Thus was born this group by themes:
“With Twitter was not clear what it was. They called it a social network, called a network of micro blogging, but it was difficult to define because it really did not replace anything that already existed (…) Twitter changed what we thought was in the beginning, a social tool for sharing states of people . However, we realized that Twitter really was an informatics network than a social network, “he said in an interview Evan Williams, another founder, cites the web CNN Expansion.
The protests of the Arab Spring, conflicts in Egypt and conflicts of social dye in Venezuela, Ukraine and Ferguson have given this media Twitter.
This company was founded in 2006 by Jack Dorsey, Biz Stone, Evan Williams and Noah Glass. Since its inception to date conveys messages of 140 characters. About 500 million tweets are sent each day; 80% of active users log in via mobile devices.
Different personalities from different fields have joined the social network that keeps them in contact with millions around the world. The Pope Francis asked in his first message to the faithful to pray for him
How about those tweets that for the reply will be history?