Presentation on theme: "Twitter By: Lauren Price. History Founded by Jack Dorsey, Evan Williams, and Programmers who worked at a podcasting company."— Presentation transcript:
Twitter By: Lauren Price
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.
How Does It Work? 140 characters Username Retweet Hash tag (#) trends Direct Message
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.
Popularity May of 2011=300 million March of 2012=465 million users 65% increase in 10 months 11 new accounts per second (thenextweb.com)
Positive Change In Media Used by businesses to communicate with employees and customers. Political messages more diverse and interesting. Worldwide news spreads in seconds