Tag: Twitter

The Early Days of Twitter

Twitter was created in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey It launched in July of that year. It is a microblogging platform that has become a major player in the world of Social Media.

The original Idea was for the ability of a person to use SMS system to communicate with a small group of individuals. SMS short codes inspired it. Twitter was Code named ‘twttr‘. The creators settled on the name Twitter. It is defined as ‘chirps from birds.’ Note the idea of chirps becoming short burst of texts.


Twitter started to gain popularity in 2007. As of the first quarter of 2017 Twitter has 328 million active users and growing.

Anyone in the online marketing world can’t afford to take twitter for granted,

Below you’ll find a variety of resources to help you incorporate Twitter into your Marketing activities