Interesting Facts About Twitter That You Should Know

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These days, the world exists on social sites. You search anything and the content appears right there to give you all the necessary information.

It has become one of the easiest means of communication and it helps keep people updated about the happenings around the world, in a single click!

With Facebook and Twitter ruling the world, we would like you to know some facts about Twitter that hardly anyone may know.

These are the facts that'll make you believe in how success takes its own time and one does not have to give up after trying just for a while, as even Twitter did take its own sweet time to taste success.

Here, in this article, we are about to share some of the interesting facts about Twitter that you need to know.

From being the news-breaker to the latest craze that people are addicted to, there are many more things that one needs to know about Twitter. Check em' out!

Fact #1

Twitter was founded in the year 2006, and it made "ZERO" dollar revenue in the first three years.

Fact #2

The official name of Twitter was originally "Twttr". It was later changed to "Twitter".

Fact #3

Co-founder Jack Dorsey was the first one to write an official tweet which said "Just setting up my Twttr".

Fact #4

Twitter does not allow you to follow more than 2000 people, unless you have at least 2000 followers.

Fact #5

The US Airways crash that happened in New York City's Hudson River in January 2009 was announced on Twitter. This made Twitter as the prominent news-breaking social media network.

Fact #6

The official name of the Twitter bird is "Larry". Now, that is an interesting fact which most of us do not know about!

Fact #7

It took 3 years, 2 months and 1 day for Twitter to reach its Billionth tweet. Woah! The wait has been quite long though.

Fact #8

The hashtag feature (#) was proposed by a user. It appeared on August 2007 for the first time. Over a period of time, the user has got over 86,500 followers since then!

Fact #9

This is one of the most interesting facts that is quite useful. Generally, when you Tweet with an image, the increase in engagement will be 5 times more when compared to just plain text. Isn't it amazing?

Fact #10

Twitter handles help people get more famous and have more fan following than any other platform. A little more info on this is that out of 7 of the 10 most-followed accounts belong to singers. Now, it should tell it all.

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Story first published: Monday, August 1, 2016, 11:40 [IST]
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