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Twitter is giving everyone 280 characters

November 7th, 2017

After a global test, Twitter has done the previously unthinkable and given virtually all users access to 280-character tweets. Long-form tweeting is now the standard for everyone, and the changes are in the process of rolling out to all users. Judging by the feedback of users, it seems that the web version of Twitter is …

Twitter turns six; 140 million active users, 340 million tweets per day

March 21st, 2012

Exactly six years ago Wednesday, Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey published the first post on his new service Twttr. “Just setting up my twttr,” Dorsey wrote in his brief note. No one knew at the time, but his tweet was the first of trillions of messages that would be posted to the social networking service over the …

Twitter now delivers 350 billion tweets each day

July 15th, 2011

Twitter now delivers an astonishing 350 billion tweets each day, the company said on Friday. “Delivering 350 billion Tweets a day is a terribly fun engineering challenge. But, it doesn’t capture how passionate our users are,” the company said from its official Twitter Engineering account. Coincidentally we’re sure, the news comes just one day after Google …

Meet ‘The Nest’: Cross-platform, multi-app Twitter sync done right

May 6th, 2011

When it comes to Twitter, we’re just as addicted as every other poor soul who got sucked in. We’re constantly connected on our phones and computers, always checking our timelines, and we crouch in a corner and cry every time the fail whale rears its ugly head. As addictive as the service is though, Twitter …

Twitter surpasses 200 million users, more than 70% are international

April 29th, 2011

Twitter’s vice president of international strategy, Katie Stanton, recently confirmed that the social network now has more than 200 million users. With 70% of those users are tweeting from outside of the United States. Japan is home to the Emperors’ share of tweets with more than 25% of posts originating from there. Twitter, which launched …

Aston Martin releases iPhone app, revs virtual engines

December 28th, 2010

If you’re a car lover, there’s a good chance you’re a fan of the British sports car manufacturer, Aston Martin. The company has just released an iPhone app called Aston Martin Explore that’s packed full of content and fun features like exclusive videos, photos of its entire car lineup including heritage and racing cars, and much …

TweetGenius v1.1 launches!

October 30th, 2009

That’s right, y’all! We’re back. Sorry to keep you waiting but we wanted to make sure this was rock solid, and we really wanted to add in some more features that people have been requesting. TweetGenius v1.1 is now available for purchase and supports practically every BlackBerry. That includes the Storm and Storm2! Here’s some …