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Twitter By: Lauren Price. History Founded by Jack Dorsey, Evan Williams, and Programmers who worked at a podcasting company.

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1 Twitter By: Lauren Price

2 History Founded by Jack Dorsey, Evan Williams, and Programmers who worked at a podcasting company called Odeo Inc. in San Francisco. Looking for a way to reinvent a dying company & send text on their cell phones in a direct, short message.

3 How Does It Work? 140 characters Username Retweet Hash tag (#) trends Direct Message

4 First Tweet On March 21, sent the first tweet: “just setting up my twttr.” In tweet number 38, Dom Sagolla said “Oh, this is going to be addictive.” From there, a new communication revolution was born.

5 Popularity May of 2011=300 million March of 2012=465 million users 65% increase in 10 months 11 new accounts per second (thenextweb.com)

6 Popularity

7 Most 16,126,682

8 Positive Change In Media Used by businesses to communicate with employees and customers. Political messages more diverse and interesting. Worldwide news spreads in seconds

9 Questions?


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