July 15th Celebrates Twitter

Twitter was created in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey, Evan Williams, Biz Stone and Noah Glass the full version was introduced publicly on July 15th 2006.

Doesn’t seem that long ago, does it?

Twitter is an online social networking service that enables users to send and read short 140-character messages called “tweets”.

As of May 2015, Twitter has more than 500 million users, out of which more than 302 million are active users.

Part of my blog, I advertise on Twitter, and Google Plus, and Pinterest word of mouth is the fastest way to advertise for free.

Twitter has become internationally identifiable by its signature bird logo. The original logo was in use from its launch in March 2006 until September of 2010, a slightly modified version succeeded the first style when the website underwent its first redesign.

On 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 Celtics’ director of interactive media asked Twitter co-founder Biz Stone about it in August 2011.

On June 5, 2012, Twitter unveiled its third logo redesign, replacing Larry the Bird with an updated icon simply named as the “Twitter Bird.” As of this logo revision, the word “Twitter” and the lowercase letter “t” are no longer used, with the bird becoming the sole symbol for the company’s branding.

Today’s YouTube video today shared by user name Mashable, shows you clever designed video on the illustrated history of Twitter.

Twitter has expanded over the years because famous celebrities that run their own Twitter accounts.

Such known celebrities are, Amanda Bynes and Patton Oswalt are a few of the uncensored Twittering celebs that have famously caused chaos in 140 characters.

Typically, celebs hire ghost Twitterers to avoid unnecessary press, maintain their brand, and keep to their busy schedules. Kanye, Guy Kawasaki, Britney Spears, Obama, 50 Cent, Hugh Jackman and even Ashton Kutcher have given their verified Twitter accounts over to the hands of PR management. So, which celebs write their, own tweets nowadays?

With nearly 50 million followers, Katy Perry is authentic and unique in her tweets. As mentioned in her recent interview on Ellen, Katy enjoys sharing her life and the occasional cat video over album-promoting tweets. Insisting on being the voice behind her account, Katy Perry has a genuine relationship with her fans.

Ellen DeGeneres bio says it all: “My tweets are real, and they’re spectacular.” Humble and hilarious, Ellen DeGeneres is no doubt the brains behind her tweets. They carry a wit that is uniquely Ellen, and will guarantee to have you laughing.

Twitter is constantly a topic of discussion on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Known for reading tweets from invented hashtags like #MyWeirdWaiter and #AwkwardDate, Jimmy Fallon continues to write original knee-slapping tweets even off-stage — a true entertainer.

Funny man, Steve Martin, is a daily tweeter of quippy one-liners. This proud Oscar winner jokingly announces in his bio: “Oh, and a new CD with Edie Bricknell is out now. Not on tour currently.” Known for comedy films like The Jerk and Planes, Trains and Automobiles, Steve Martin keeps the laughs rolling on his genuinely original Twitter feed.

In true Cher fashion, she speaks her mind and speaks it loudly. Twitter is just another platform for Cher to share her opinions with the world.

In lieu of todays story as we wish Happy Birthday to Twitter!

Written & Designed by JD Mitchell

J.D Mitchell Design Studio


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