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Twitter 101

A guide to help you get started with Twitter.

5 1/2 Best Twitter Practices

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Interesting facts about Twitter


  • The Library of Congress is now archiving every tweet.  It's history from below in action!
  • Twitter had it's 10 billionth tweet in March 2010.
  • People tweet more on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
  • The Fail Whale was an image found on iStockPhoto by an artist, Yiying Lu.  She has now created a whole series of Fail Whale images for Twitter.
  • Twitter delayed a service update in the middle of Iran's Green Revoltion in 2009 to allow Iranian's the ability to get out imformation about the revolution.
  • One of Twitter's co-founders, Jack Dorsey, is a St. Louis native.


The sources for these interesting facts can be found at the Library of Congress, Mashable, Read Write Web,The Washignton Post,and Wikipedia.