Twitter is an online social networking service and microblogging service that enables its users to send and read text-based posts of up to 140 characters, known as “tweets”. It was created in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey and launched that July. The service rapidly gained worldwide popularity, with over 300 million users as of 2011,generating over 300 million and handling over 1.6 billion search queries per day.It has been described as “the SMS of the Internet.”
Twitter Inc. is based in San Francisco, with additional servers and offices in New York City.The official website address of twitter is www.twitter.com
Twitter Logo. “Larry the Bird”
On Monday, February 27, 2012, a tweet from an employee that works on the company’s platform and API discussed the evolution of the “Larry the Bird” logo with Twitter’s creative director and it was revealed that it was named after Larry Bird of the NBA’s Boston Celtics fame. This detail had previously been confirmed when the Boston Celtic’s director of interactive media asked Twitter co-founder Biz Stone about it in August 2011.