Twitter facts:

  •  In March 2006 by Jack Dorsey, Noah Glass, Biz Stone, and Evan Williams.
  • The first Tweet was sent on March 21, 2006 by Jack Dorsey.
  • Twitter has become internationally identifiable by its signature bird logo.
  • On August 2007 The hashtag (#) debuts on Twitter.
  • US Airways plane crash in NYC’s Hudson River is shared on Twitter; the photo is the first from the scene, breaking the news before traditional media knew about it.
  • There are 319 million monthly active users.
  • 500 million Tweets are sent daily and 200 billion tweets per year.
  • 80% of users are mobile
  • 29.2% of social media users in the United States are Twitter users.
  • 60 million Twitter users in the U.S.
  • In 2016, Twitter’s revenue on advertising was 545 million dollars.