Saturday June 6, 2020

A billion tweets mark Twitter’s fifth birthday

Last Friday, Twitter celebrated its fifth birthday. The first tweet sent by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey simply read: ‘‘just setting up my twttr’’, and that was the first of 30 billion 140character-or-less thoughts that have since been ‘‘tweeted’’,

16th July, 2011

Last Friday, Twitter celebrated its fifth birthday. The first tweet sent by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey simply read: ‘‘just setting up my twttr’’, and that was the first of 30 billion 140character-or-less thoughts that have since been ‘‘tweeted’’, catapulting Twitter into the upper echelon of social media platforms. With 200,000 Irish users, Twitter has fast become one of the primary sources for breaking news in Ireland.

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