social netwarkin service

X (stylisit 𝕏), formerly kent as Twitter, is an online social networkin service an microbloggin service that enables its uisers tae send an read text-based messages o up tae 140 chairacters, kent as "tweets".

Teep o businessPrivate
Teep o steid
Social network service, microblogging
Available inMultilingual
Area servedWorldwide
Foonder(s)Jack Dorsey, Noah Glass,
Evan Williams, Biz Stone
Key fowk
RevenueIncrease US$3.46 billion (2019)
Operatin incomeIncrease US$453 million (2018)
Net incomeIncrease US$1.47 billion (2019)
Tot assetsIncrease US$10.16 billion (2018)
Total equityIncrease US$6.8 billion (2018)
Employees4,600 (September 2019)[2]
Alexa rankIncrease 11 (Global, Juin 2017)[3]
RegistrationRequired tae post, follae, or be follaed
  • 321 million active uisers
  • (Februar 2019)
Launched15 Julie 2006 (2006-07-15)[4]
Current statusActive

Twitter wis creatit in Mairch 2006 bi Jack Dorsey an bi Julie, the social netwarkin steid wis launched. The service rapidly gained warldwide popularity, wi ower 500 million registered uisers as o 2012, generatin ower 340 million tweets daily an hannelin ower 1.6 billion search queries ilka day.[5][6] Syne its launch, Twitter haes become ane o the ten maist visitit wabsteids on the Internet, an haes been descrieved as "the SMS o the Internet."[7] Unregistered uisers can read tweets, while registered uisers can post tweets throu the wabsteid interface, SMS, or a reeng o apps for mobile devices.[8]

Twitter Inc. is based in San Francisco, wi additional servers an offices in New York Ceety, Boston, an San Antonio.

Logo uised atween 2012 til 2023

References eedit

  1. "Omid Kordestani Leaves Google, Joins Twitter As Its Executive Chairman". Retrieved 23 Mey 2022.
  2. "Investor Fact Sheet" (PDF). Archived frae the original (PDF) on 3 August 2020. Retrieved 23 Mey 2022.
  3. " Site Info". Alexa Internet. Archived frae the original on 22 Apryle 2020. Retrieved 6 Apryle 2017.
  4. Arrington, Michael (15 Julie 2006). "Odeo Releases Twttr". TechCrunch. AOL. Retrieved 18 September 2010.
  5. Twitter Search Team (31 Mey 2011). "The Engineering Behind Twitter's New Search Experience". Twitter Engineering Blog. Twitter. Retrieved 10 Juin 2011.
  6. Twitter turns six, March 21, 2012. Retrieved December 18, 2012.
  7. D'Monte, Leslie (29 Apryle 2009). "Swine Flu's Tweet Tweet Causes Online Flutter". Business Standard. Retrieved 4 Februar 2011. Also known as the 'SMS of the internet', Twitter is a free social networking and micro-blogging service
  8. Twitter via SMS FAQ Archived 2012-04-06 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved April 13, 2012.