What does Twitter do?
Twitter is a social media and microblogging platform. It enables its users to post messages, photos and videos to their followers, and take part in public online discussions using hashtags to categorise content. Celebrated for its usefulness in sending and receiving news in real-time, Twitter quickly established itself as one of the most popular websites visited on the internet today.
When was Twitter started?
Twitter was created in 2006, by current CEO Jack P Dorsey and three others. Usage of the platform exploded soon after. According to the company’s first quarter (Q1) 2018 earnings report, it now has over 336 million monthly active users.
Where does Twitter operate?
The company is based in San Francisco, California with over 35 offices scattered around the world.
Where is Twitter traded?
Twitter’s shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). You can trade the Twitter share price, or buy Twitter shares, with IG – find out more here.