Twitter is an American online news and social networking service on which clients post and communicate with messages known as “tweets”. Tweets were initially confined to 140 characters, however on November 7, 2017, this limit was multiplied for all dialects except Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. Registered users can post, as, and retweet tweets, yet unregistered clients can just peruse them. Clients get to Twitter through its site interface, through Short Message Service (SMS) or its portable device application software (“app”). Twitter, Inc. is based in San Francisco, California, and has in excess of 25 workplaces around the globe.
Twitter was made in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey, Noah Glass, Biz Stone, and Evan Williams and propelled in July of that year. The administration quickly increased overall fame. In 2012, in excess of 100 million clients posted 340 million tweets a day, and the administration dealt with a normal of 1.6 billion search queries per day. In 2013, it was one of the ten most-visited websites and has been depicted as “the SMS of the Internet”.
As of 2016, Twitter had more than 319 million month to month dynamic users. Since 2015, and proceeding into 2016 and future years, Twitter has likewise been the home of discussions, and news covering Politics of the United States, particularly amid the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court Nomination, and 2018 United States Midterms, with Twitter ended up being the biggest wellspring of breaking news upon the arrival of the 2016 decision, with 40 million race related tweets sent by 10:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) that day.
Most established records
The most established Twitter accounts are 14 accounts that wound up dynamic on March 21, 2006, all having a place with Twitter representatives at the time and including @jack (Jack Dorsey), @biz (Biz Stone), and @noah (Noah Glass).
Rundown of most-retweeted tweets
A selfie orchestrated by 86th Academy Awards host Ellen DeGeneres during the March 2, 2014 communicate was at the time the most retweeted picture ever.DeGeneres said she needed to homage Meryl Streep’s record 17 Oscar selections by setting another record with her, and welcomed other Oscar superstars to go along with them. The subsequent photograph of twelve big names broke the past retweet record inside forty minutes, and was retweeted over 1.8 multiple times in the first hour. By the finish of the service it had been retweeted more than 2 million times; under 24 hours after the fact, it had been retweeted over 2.8 million times. As of 18 March 2014, it has been retweeted over 3.4 million times. The bunch selfie exertion was satirize by Lego, and Matt Groening with The Simpsons. It beat the past record, 778,801, which was held by Barack Obama, following his triumph in the 2012 presidential election. On May 9, 2017, Ellen’s record was broken via Carter Wilkerson (@carterjwm) by gathering almost 3.5 million retweets in barely multi month.
Agreeing to Guinness World Records, the quickest pace to a million supporters was set by actor Robert Downey Jr. in 23 hours and 22 minutes in April 2014. This record was later broken by Caitlyn Jenner, who joined the site on June 1, 2015 and amassed a million devotees in only 4 hours and 3 minutes.
The most tweeted crossroads in the historical backdrop of Twitter happened on August 2, 2013; amid a Japanese TV airing of the Studio Ghibli film Castle in the Sky, fans at the same time tweeted the word balse —the chant for a devastation spell utilized amid its peak, after it was expressed in the film. There was a worldwide pinnacle of 143,199 tweets in a single second, beating the past record of 33,388.
The most talked about occasion in Twitter history happened on October 24, 2015; the hashtag (“#ALDubEBTamangPanahon”) for Tamang Panahon, a live uncommon scene of the Filipino assortment show Eat Bulaga! at the Philippine Arena, fixating on its well known on-air couple AlDub, pulled in 41 million tweets. The most-examined donning occasion in Twitter history was the 2014 FIFA World Cup semi-final between Brazil and Germany on July 8, 2014.
Upon the arrival of the 2016 U.S. presidential decision, Twitter turned out to be the biggest wellspring of breaking news, with more than 40 million tweets sent that day.
Twitter has turned out to be globally recognizable by its mark fowl logo, or the Twitter Bird. The first logo, which was just “Twitter”, was being used from its dispatch in March 2006 until September 2010. It was joined by a picture of a winged creature which was a piece of clip art created by the British realistic designer Simon Oxley.
A somewhat changed adaptation with “Larry the Bird” beside the old logo succeeded the primary style when the site experienced its initially overhaul. A tweet from a representative that takes a shot at the organization’s stage and API talked about the advancement of the “Larry the Bird” logo with Twitter’s imaginative executive and it was uncovered that it was named after Larry Bird of the NBA’s Boston Celtics fame. This detail had been affirmed when the Boston Celtics’ chief of intuitive media asked Twitter prime supporter Biz Stone about it in August 2011.
In 2012, Twitter divulged its third logo overhaul, supplanting Larry the Bird with a refreshed symbol essentially named as the “Twitter Bird,” as observed to one side. As of this logo amendment, “Twitter” and the lowercase letter “t” are never again utilized, with the flying creature turning into the sole image for the organization’s branding. According to Douglas Bowman, planner of Twitter, the new logo takes after a mountain bluebird.