Pew Research wishes Twitter a happy 10th birthday

Did you know that Twitter is now 10 years old? Well now you do! Twitter turned 10 years old on March 21 2016. Pew marked the occasion with a top 5 list of facts about Twitter. Did you know the very first Twitter message was sent on March 21, 2006? Did you know it was originally know as only “twttr” with no vowels?

Check out the whole article now to learn even more or enjoy the abbreviated list below:

  1. Twitter’s user base has grown rapidly but may be plateauing.
  2. Twitter is largely a global service.
  3. There are six basic types of Twitter conversations.
  4. The Twitterverse doesn’t always mirror the real world.
  5. Twitter can be a valuable tool in helping to deal with emergencies.