Company Overview

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Founded:
March 21, 2006
Founders:
Evan Williams, Noah Glass, Biz Stone, Jack Dorsey
Employees:
1,300
Headquarters:
San Francisco, CA
IPO:
Went Public on Nov 7, 2013
Stock:
TWTR
Categories:
Software, SMS, MicroBlogging, Messaging, Social Media
Description:
Twitter is a global real-time communications platform that enables users to post and read 'tweets,' messages limited to 140 characters.

Detailed Description

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Twitter is an online social network and a microblogging service that enables users to send and read “tweets," which are messages limited to 140 characters. Registered users of Twitter are able to read and post tweets via the web, SMS or mobile applications.

Created in March 2006, Twitter is a global real-time communications platform with 400 million monthly visitors to twitter.com and more than 200 million monthly active users around the world. It receives a billion tweets every 2.5 days on every conceivable topic. World leaders, major athletes, star performers, news organizations and entertainment outlets are among the millions of active Twitter accounts through which users can truly get the pulse of the planet.

Twitter is based in San Francisco and has offices in New York City, Boston, San Antonio and Detroit. It was founded by Jack Dorsey, Evan Williams, Biz Stone and Noah Glass.

Current Team (103)

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Past Team (72)

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Board Members and Advisors (10)

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Products (2)

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    Twicco

    Twicco.jp is a group and community feature for Twitter (currently available only in Japan).
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    Twitter Blocks

    Twitter Blocks is a real-time visualization tool for recent updates from a user's friends and...

Acquisitions (37)

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Investors (24)

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Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Headquarters

    1355 Market St.

    San Francisco, CA 94103

    USA

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