Top 10 Amazing Facts about Twitter

Ever since Twitter entered the block with its “140 character” treat, gap between our favourite celebrity/brand/company has become lesser. Just a simple login and you can “follow” the desired account! But do you know there are certain Interesting Facts About Twitter you might not know! Give them a look:

10 AMAZING FACTS ABOUT TWITTER

Twttr or Twitter?

Originally called as “Twttr”, there were many suggestions for the name before it went live. Friendstalker, Twitch, Twitcher etc. were one of them.

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Larry The Bird

The Blue Tweet-y Bird logo is named after Larry Bird, basketball legend and a former Boston Celtics forward.

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No #Hashtags!

One of the surprising Facts About Twitter is that it didn’t invent the famous HASHTAGS! #NoSeriously!

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Katy Perry Is TWIT-QUEEN!

Top followed celebrity on Twitter as of 2017 is musical diva Katy Perry with a massive 98,652,367 followers! Justin Bieber ranks second and Former USA President Barack Obama as third.

Most Loved Brand

On a contrary note, the most followed brand is YouTube with 66.17 million followers!

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“Swinging” Concept

One of the Interesting Facts is that instead of conference rooms and coffee shops, the idea came up to Jack Dorsey, CEO & Co-Founder, on a playground slide.

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Better Late Than Never!

Active since 2006, the first ever time Twitter made profit was in 2013.

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Secret Behind 140-Character Limit

One of the Top 10 Amazing Facts About Twitter is related to its 140-character limit. Mobile phones had a limitation of 160 characters for texts, which is the reason Twitter started off with 160 limit; further reducing it to 140.

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Battle Of The Two!

Facebook tried to overtake Twitter TWICE! One of the Amazing Facts About Twitter ever!

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Mystery About Hang-Tags

If you end a tweet with an empty hashtag, it’s called a “Hangtag”.

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