Twitter is a social networking service that provides free microblogging users an updated via text messages with a maximum length of 140 characters (120 if a link or picture is inserted) homepage. Twitter uses and contributes to many open source projects. Status updates can be made through your website, through SMS, instant messaging programs, email, or through various applications based on Twitter API.
Twitter was created in March 2006 by Obvious Corporation of San Francisco.
The name “Twitter” comes from “tweet” . “Chirp” is the most nearing meaning. The tweet that contains exactly 140 characters is called Twoosh. Updates are displayed on the user’s profile page and communicated to users who have registered to receive them. You can also limit the visibility of their posts or make them visible to anyone. The value of the network is estimated at around 8.4 billion dollars. Twitter in 2012 exceeded 500 million members and are usually about 200 million active users who access at least once a month.
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Twitter has become a vehicle of communication itself. It's like a magazine publishing editions permanently.