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Twitter is a free social networking and micro blog online site that enable the users to send and read short text-based messages of up to 140 characters over the Internet on any Internet-enabled devices.

Twitter is desired to broadcast people's messages, widely known as tweets, on what they are doing in real life to others users within a network. Members of Twitter can also follow other users' tweets.


Twitter was founded by Jack Dorsey in March 2006 and launched on four months later. Twitter, based in San Francisco of the United States, is now boasting over 500 million registered users, as last confirmed in 2012. Since its growth, Twitter is now one of the ten most visited websites on the Internet and also is one of the most popular social network sites.

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