- San Francisco, California
- Twitter is a global social networking platform that allows its users to send and read 140-character messages known as “tweets.”
- Noah Glass, Jack Dorsey, Ev Williams, Biz Stone
- SMS, Blogging Platforms, Social Media, Messaging
Twitter is a global social networking platform that allows its users to send and read 140-character messages known as “tweets”. It enables registered users to read and post their tweets through the web, short message service (SMS), and mobile applications.
As a global real-time communications platform, Twitter has more than 400 million monthly visitors and 255 million monthly active users around the world. Twitter’s active group of registered members includes World leaders, major athletes, star performers, news organizations, and entertainment outlets. It is currently available in more than 35 languages.
Twitter was launched in 2006 by Jack Dorsey, Evan Williams, Biz Stone and Noah Glass. Twitter is headquartered in San Francisco, California, USA, with local offices in Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Boulder, Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles, New York, Sunnyvale and Washington.
Twitter's international offices are located in Amsterdam, Berlin, Dublin, London, Madrid, Paris, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Singapore, Sydney, Seoul, Tokyo, Toronto and Vancouver.
Funding Rounds (8) - $1.16BUpdate
|Date||Amount / Round||Valuation||Lead Investor||Investors|
|Sep, 2011||$400M / Secondary Market||—||—||1|
|Aug, 2011||$400M / Series G||—||DST Global||6|
|Dec, 2010||$200M / Series F||—||Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers||6|
|Jan, 2010||$5.17M / Series E||—||—||0|
|Sep, 2009||$100M / Series D||—||Insight Venture Partners||6|
|Feb, 2009||$35M / Series C||—||6|
|May, 2008||$15M / Series B||—||Spark Capital||6|
|Jul, 2007||$5M / Series A||—||Union Square Ventures||11|
|Jun 20, 2016||Magic Pony Technology||$150M (terms undisclosed)|
|Apr 7, 2016||Peer||Unknown|
|Oct 26, 2015||ZeroPush||Unknown|
|Oct 22, 2015||Fastlane||Unknown|
|Jun 17, 2015||Whetlab||Unknown|
|Apr 28, 2015||TellApart||$479M in Cash & Stock|
|Apr 2, 2015||tenXer||$50M (terms undisclosed)|
|Mar 10, 2015||Periscope Co||Unknown|
|Feb 11, 2015||Niche||$50M in Cash & Stock|
|Jan 19, 2015||Zipdial||$30M (terms undisclosed)|
Current Team (173)Update
The best of what’s happening on Twitter in an instant.
Curator enables media publishers to discover, curate and display the best Twitter content on any screen.
Direct Messenger works with Twitters built in chat system.
Promoted Video,” which is aimed at brands looking to upload and distribute their videos to the Twitter network
Tweet Activity Dashboard is an analytics browser extension that measures and boosts its users’ impact on Twitter.
Twicco.jp is a group and community feature for Twitter (currently available only in Japan).
|Sep 25, 2016||This is Money - We're not going bust, budget airline Monarch tells travellers after rumour begin circulating online|
|Sep 25, 2016||The Age - Australia - Users slam #Vodafail after Vodafone outage|
|Sep 25, 2016||Ottawa Sun - Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez killed in boat crash|
|Sep 25, 2016||Toronto Sun - Suspect arrested in Washington State mall shooting|
|Sep 25, 2016||Miami Herald - Gail MarksJarvis: Bank Black movement faces challenges|
|Sep 25, 2016||Sydney Morning Herlad - Tech firms eyeing $16 billion sale of Twitter|
|Sep 24, 2016||Sacramento Bee - Elon Musk gazes toward Mars as earthbound businesses hit a snag|
|Sep 24, 2016||TechCrunch - Why Salesforce might be interested in Twitter|
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