From September through October 2010, the company began rolling out "New Twitter", an entirely revamped edition of
Changes included the ability to see pictures and videos without leaving Twitter itself by clicking on individual tweets which contain links to images and clips from a variety of supported websites including You Tube and Flickr, and a complete overhaul of the interface, which shifted links such as '@mentions' and 'Retweets' above the Twitter stream, while 'Messages' and 'Log Out' became accessible via a black bar at the very top of
In October 2006, Biz Stone, Evan Williams, Dorsey, and other members of Odeo formed Obvious Corporation and acquired Odeo, together with its assets — including and — from the investors and shareholders. They called it a social network, they called it microblogging, but it was hard to define, because it didn't replace anything.
There was this path of discovery with something like that, where over time you figure out what it is.
On December 8, 2011, Twitter overhauled its website once more to feature the "Fly" design, which the service says is easier for new users to follow and promotes advertising.
In addition to the Home tab, the Connect and Discover tabs were introduced along with a redesigned profile and timeline of Tweets.
Twitter declared that they would list on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), quashing speculation that their stock would trade on the NASDAQ exchange.
Twitter's director of business development explained that it is important to have Twitter content where Twitter users go.Twitter released Vine as a standalone app that allows users to create and share six-second looping video clips on January 24, 2013.Vine videos shared on Twitter are visible directly in users' Twitter feeds.In July 2014, Twitter announced that it intends to buy a young company called Card Spring for an undisclosed sum.Card Spring enables retailers to offer online shoppers coupons that they can automatically sync to their credit cards in order to receive discounts when they shop in physical stores.inspired by Flickr and the five-character length of American SMS short codes.The decision was also partly due to the fact that the domain was already in use, and it was six months after the launch of twttr that the crew purchased the domain and changed the name of the service to Twitter.Twitter was created in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey, Noah Glass, Biz Stone, and Evan Williams and launched in July of that year. In 2012, more than 100 million users posted 340 million tweets a day, Twitter's origins lie in a "daylong brainstorming session" held by board members of the podcasting company Odeo.Jack Dorsey, then an undergraduate student at New York University, introduced the idea of an individual using an SMS service to communicate with a small group.By late November 2010, an average of a dozen updates per day were posted on the astronauts' communal account, @NASA_Astronauts.NASA has also hosted over 25 "tweetups", events that provide guests with VIP access to NASA facilities and speakers with the goal of leveraging participants' social networks to further the outreach goals of NASA. This grew to 100 million tweets posted per quarter in 2008.