News tagged with tweets

A brief history of Twitter—in tweets

Billions of messages are fired off each week via Twitter, many of which capture defining moments in history, or in the evolution of the San Francisco-based firm.

dateNov 04, 2013 in Internet
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Twitter marked by rapid rise since launch

Twitter, which Thursday revealed its plans to go public, came to life on March 21, 2006 when co-founder Jack Dorsey's account (@jack) automatically sent out the first tweet, which read: "just setting up my twttr." ...

dateOct 04, 2013 in Internet
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Twitter launches emergency alerts

Twitter on Wednesday launched a system for emergency alerts which can help spread critical information when other lines of communication are down.

dateSep 25, 2013 in Internet
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Tweets reveal news readership patterns around the world

For many international news followers, having a cup of coffee while reading the morning newspaper has turned into scrolling a Twitter feed to catch up on important news as it happens throughout the day. In a new article published ...

dateSep 25, 2013 in Internet
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Apple's Tim Cook joins Twitter

Apple chief executive Tim Cook joined Twitter on Friday, as huge crowds formed around the world to buy up the California giant's two new iPhones.

dateSep 21, 2013 in Business
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