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The Story of #Twitter (2006-14) [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Story of #Twitter (2006-14) [INFOGRAPHIC]

“Twttr” first opened its doors as an employee-only platform on March 21, 2006, when co-founder Jack Dorsey famously wrote “just setting up my twttr”, the first-ever tweet.

The service launched to the public in July 2006, and later rebranded as “Twitter”. The first hashtag was used in August 2007, and the site passed one million users the following year.

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The Story Of Twitter (Told In 140 Seconds) [VIDEO]

The Story Of Twitter (Told In 140 Seconds) [VIDEO]

Did you know that half a billion tweets are sent and received around the world each and every day?

That’s a crazy number. And it’s even crazier to think that the tweet, and Twitter, only came into existence seven years ago.

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The ‘Story Of Twitter’ To Air On 60 Minutes This Sunday [VIDEO]

You know that @Jack, @Biz and @Ev co-founded Twitter, but ever wonder how the whole idea of Twitter came to be?

Jack Dorsey (@Jack) sat down with 60 Minutes and shared the thinking behind Twitter, as well as his feelings around being forced out of the company – and the interview airs this Sunday night. Check out the clip below.

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