Twitter, an international phenomenon that has become one of the largest social networking site.
Currently around 200 million registered can be found and new accounts are created at an average of 460,000 per day. But, first 500,000 accounts were registered in a period of 18 months
Initially, started with 8 employees but recruited 400 employees by the 1st January, 2011. It’s calculated that 8 billion tweets updated for every day. But it took more than 3 years to reach 1 billion tweets.
Twitter is accessed increasingly through mobiles phones, 37% of users updating their status via mobiles. In Japan, on New Year day, tweets were posted at a record speed of 6939 per second.