Twitter, one more version of the social networking package like Orkut and Facebook which is designed to aid people around the globe to interact with one another and keep in touch. It is of great patronage to the people because it has the facility of micro-blogging which allows one to post 140 words at a time in a form of a tweet. Now coming towards the Twitter in particular, it is actually a hodgepodge of email, instant messaging and sms messaging all compiled in a single package. There are certain features which are common with the Facebook and myriad other features which are unique to Twitter. Let us have a look on what are some of the features of the Twitter which is it offering to the social animal, we the human beings, to remain in touch with each other.
It offers the feature to send private messages to users instead of revealing that to everyone using Twitter.
It invites your cell phone to be the part of the Twitter as you can send and receive tweets (twitter messages) via your cell phone.
Do you have a better idea for developing any game for Twitter? If yes, than go ahead and use the API that allows third party developers to develop some magnetizing applications which may prove to be exciting for other Twitter users.
OK Readers !! fasten your seat belts because we are about to race your mind through some of very fascinating and appalling facts and figures pertaining to Twitter which you may have never heard of in your life, despite of using Twitter for a long time.
10. FIRST PERSON TO JOIN TWITTER
Hey! was it a He or She? What did he/she do on twitter after joining twitter?. Can’t guess !..never mind because I am going to divulge to you folks the first ever person to set foot, not on the moon but Twitter and he was JACK DORSEY(founder) and he was also the first one to send twitter message on his profile. Luck man he is, isn’t he ?. He was the first person to be the part of the world’s famous social organization nowadays.
9. INITIAL INCOME OF TWITTER AS A COMPANY
Twitter was founded in 2006 and as you all know that it is nowadays a very well-reputed and marvelous social networking package, so what do you think its initial revenue will be? Yeah I know that guessing such a behemoth amount will not be an easy task to do for you. Ok let me tell you this and the answer to this mystery is that for that first three years of its operations Twitter generated a total revenue of $1,000,000,000. Wait ! how about removing that ‘1’ before those zeroes. Yup here you go guys. You got it right and Twitter made not even a single penny during the first 3 years of its operations.
8. FREQUENCY OF TWEETS IN TWITTER
How many times can you possibly blink your eye in a second? Well to reflect something or some event as to occur very fast or rapidly we use the term “in a blink of an eye”. May be it is 5 times a second or to quote it more optimistically let us take it to be 7 times a second. But can you just imagine the number of Tweets per second. Nah ! it is not even near to your thinking as the average tweets per second are as many as 750 tweets per second. Well I guess we have got something to replace our old-used phrase and the new one should be “in a blink of a tweet”.
7. TWEETS THAT CONSTITUTE MOST OF THE OVERALL PERCENTAGE OF TWEETS
Man love to interact and finds for himself excuses to talk to others. The category of maximum number of tweets are conspicuous of this statement. What can it be? Any major event or something very ordinary to our lives. It is just “I am having lunch” and this tweet constitute over 40% of total tweets.
6. ORIGINAL NAME OF TWITTER
The name being used nowadays was not the original name for this social networking program. But it did resemble with the current name “TWITTER”. It was “TWTTR”. It was inspired by the fact the short codes being used in America are 5 characters.
5. THE FIRST DAY WHEN TWITTER WAS BEING RUN
Definitely, the first day of twitter was indeed linked to some special occasion of some special person of the organization. The Beta test version of Twitter was launched on the birthday of the CEO Even Williams.
4. MEN OR WOMEN
Men are more socializing than women. Women tend to talk to more in contrast to most men, although some men do talk a lot. Which segment of the society can it possibly be? Well guys happy or not they are the talkative ones. Yes, women constitute over 55% of the Twitter users where men lies in an area of 45%.
3. SOURCE OF TRAFFIC COMING TO TWITTER
You will be very astonished to know that not most of the traffic coming to twitter is from twitter.com rather it is from third party applications like TweetDeck, Twitterrific and Tweetie etc. These third party applications comprise over 75% of the incoming traffic to twitter.
2. IF TWITTER WERE A COUNTRY
Just imagine of the gigantic size of the Twitter organization with over more than 105,779,710 registered users. Statistics claim that if Twitter were a country then it would be 12th largest population country. It is amazing !
1. SOCIAL CLASS USING TWITTER
Rich people have got many other tasks to keep them riveted. They can go surfing, dining out most of the week days and do other expensive enjoyments to fulfill their social needs. But you will be amazed to learn that according to authentic sources, 30% of households of each family is more than $100,000.