Interesting Facts About Twitter That You Should Know

Neha K

On 21 March 2006, the co-founder of Twitter, Jack Dorsey sent the first ever tweet 'Just setting up my twttr'.

Twitter's logo bird is called 'Larry', it was choosen as a tribute to the American basketball legend, Larry Bird.

Hashtags are often credited to be Twitter's creation but it was Chris Messina who invented them in 2007.

Former US President, Donald Trump posted around 25,000 tweets during his presidency, which averaged out to 17 tweets a day.

Till 2018, Twitter allowed random citizens of Sweden to manage Sweden's Twitter account logo for each week.

The tragic passing of Chadwick Boseman in 2020, was the most liked tweet ever on Twitter, it got over 7 million likes.

As of December 2021, Over 44% of the 947 million registered users on Twitter had never posted even a single tweet.

As of March 2022, the former US President, Barack Obama is a most followed Twitter account with over 131 million followers.

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