The Secrets of Twitter’s Success

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Twitter, created in 2006, is still growing in popularity and capturing an ever-larger share of the Internet social networking scene. Currently, between one and two new Tweeters join each second, and users perform over two billion searches and send 58 million tweets every day. The number of people using Twitter at any one time varies but numbers in the millions, and the hashtag, once used as a grid for games of tic-tac-toe or to indicate numbers in a list, is now employed by Twitter users to link posts and perform searches.

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