Or perhaps you do know these things, who am I to know. But, here are five fun facts that you might not know about Twitter that I found
#1 The Twitter bird is called Larry – named after ‘basketball legend’ (according to his Wiki page) Larry Bird. Nope, I wasn’t sure who he was either. Don’t believe me, check out this tweet and then this reply from Twitter co-founder Biz Stone.
#2 It took 11 years for Twitter to turn a profit – the company reportedly had its first profitable quarter in Q4 2017.
#3 h/t – coming from hat tip, referring back to when the tip of the hat was a common signal of recognition, add h/t to
I just read this blog post you might want to read too [link] h/t @TwitterHandleHere.
#4 500 million tweets are sent each day – as of January 2019 [Source].
#5 The oldest Twitter accounts became active on 21 March 2006 – all 14 of these accounts belong to Twitter employees at the time. [Source].