Five Facts about #Twitter that You Didn’t Know!
29th December 2013
- Twitter was actually created on a children’s playground. Founding team member Dom Sagolla says the group went on the top of a slide at a playground in South Park in San Francisco and Jack Dorsey discussed an “idea so simple that you don’t even think about it—you just write.”
- The first ever Tweet was “Just setting up my twttr.” Co-founder Dorsey sent the first tweet, on March 21, 2006.
- Who has tweeted the most ever? This record belongs to member @Yougakduan_00, a girl from Japan, who posted a staggering and unblievable 36,402,262 tweets before Twitter suspended her account.
- The official name of Twitter’s bird is Larry.
- Twitter didn’t create #retweets, #replies nor #hashtags, they were created by users and developers in its ecosystem.