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    1. 1. • Twitter has become internationally identifiable by its signature bird logo. •On February 27, 2012, a tweet from an employee revealed that it was named after Larry Bird the NBA's Boston Celtics.
    2. 2.  The founders of this company are Jack Dorsey, Noah Glass, Evan Williams, Biz Stone.Where Jack Dorsey created Twitter and is the executive chairman.  It was launched in July, 2006.
    3. 3. HISTORY  Twitter is an SMS-base networking site.  Twitter's origins lie in a "daylong brainstorming session" held by board members of the podcasting company Odeo. 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.  "...we came across the word 'twitter', and it was just perfect. The definition was 'a short burst of inconsequential information,' and 'chirps from birds'. And that's exactly what the product was." – Jack Dorsey  The first Twitter prototype was used as an internal service for Odeo employees and the full version was introduced publicly on July 15, 2006. Twitter spun off into its own company in April 2007.
    4. 4.  We can visit twitter by www.twitter.com  The Twitter means to send short messages known as “tweets”.  It is an online social networking service and microblogging service that enables its users to send and read text-based messages of up to 140 characters.
    5. 5.  You can even send “tweets” to your friends, professional contacts like your colleagues, clients and others.  “Tweets” are short messages but they can also contain links to web pages, photos, digital audio or video.  That’s why Twitter is called as an Social Medium.
    6. 6. Headquarter of Twitter at San Francisco
    7. 7. How to update your tweets?
    8. 8. You are also provided with some special characters  @ = direct a message to specific user.  # = mark a subject.  RT = RT stands for Re-Tweet.
    9. 9. Twitter also provides you an search function  Which helps to know what do people say or think on a certain topic in real time.  So, try out Twitter and find what’s happening in the world right now.
    10. 10. Apps & Tools  Hootsuite  Buffer  Tweetdeck  SocialOomph  Tweepi  SocialBro  Followerwonk  Tweet Reach and many more…..
    11. 11.  They have built atop open source software (including MySQL, Ruby on Rails and Memcached) from the company’s start in 2006.  Even more open source technologies such as OpenJDK (JVM), Netty, Apache Lucene, Apache Thrift, Apache Hadoop and Redis have been evolved by Twitter rapidly..
    12. 12. Projects  Flight  Mesos  Bower  Bootstrap  Scalding  hRaven  Twemproxy  typeahead.js  Zipkin  and more on GitHub .
    13. 13. Key Projects  Apache Hadoop, HBase, BookKeeper Mahout and Pig  MySQL  Cascading  Netty .
    14. 14. Uses of Twitter • In education • In emergencies • Used to survey opinion • Politics and protests • In public relations • In space mission news • In fundraising • In news reporting • An Social Messaging Tool • To spread awareness • In television • Find a Job • Get Up to the Minute Updates on Your Favourite Software • Marketing Tool • In Business and many more….

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