Updated: 04/02/2019 by Computer Hope

Twitter is a social networking site created by Jack Dorsey, Noah Glass, Evan Williams, and Biz Stone. Twitter allows anyone to post a short 280-character message about anything over the Internet, application, or on their phone. Often Twitterers or Tweeters (users posting on Twitter) will post about what they are doing or thinking. They may also post photos of themselves or news about current events.

Twitter can be thought of as the pulse of the Internet and a quick and easy method of finding out about what is happening across the world. Using the search on Twitter you can find latest news, events, and trends.

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