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Although Twitter’s technical “birth” was five years ago in March, Twitter opened its doors to the public exactly five years ago today. And to commemorate their baby coming into the world, the folks at Twitter are tweeting some pretty cool milestones.
Jack Dorsey tweeted the first tweet five years ago today. And in those past five years, the social information service has gone from “Twttr”, a small San Francisco startup, to Twitter, a global network that has impacted revolutions, celebrity feuds, political disputes and more. Here’s to five years of tweets, and five milestones along the way.
If you’ve ever doubted the power of influence that Justin Bieber has over people, doubt no more. This kind-hearted young crooner announced Monday on Twitter that he doesn’t want any gifts for his 17th birthday this year – instead, he asked his 7.7 million Twitter followers to donate $17 each to his Charity:Water campaign. And he’s gotten a torrential outpour of response.