50 Twitter facts that’ll fascinate small businesses
By Lilach at Sociable
Most people who read my blog and know me will know how much I love Twitter. I find it fascinating how Twitter has grown, it really has had an exponential growth in terms of membership, usage and popularity so today I thought I would share with you 50 fascinating facts about Twitter:
5 years ago Twitter was just an idea with only 3 people working on it.
Twitter was created in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey and launched on the 15th July 2006.
Twitter’s origins lie in a “day long brainstorming session” that was held by board members of the podcasting company Odeo. While sitting in a park and eating Mexican food, Dorsey introduced the idea of Twitter.
The first Twitter prototype was an internal service for Odeo employees.