The illustrated history of Twitter

Twitter is in the midst of celebrating its eighth anniversary. As such mashable have published a video labelled ‘the illustrated history of twitter’.

The video takes a look at the social platform and points out key moments since its inception and its growth from an idea of “shared statuses” to a cohesive and successful business model.

The 2:34 video documents everything from how the concept was created to how the platform got its name, the short video explores how a bump from SXSW and subsequent successes turned Twitter’s usage from 400 thousand tweets to 100 million tweets per quarter, all within a year.

A success story followed by further technological and usage advancements throughout the years, watch the video above for the brief lesson in Twitter’s history.

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