Microblogging sites are one of the most popular social networks in the world. In this, users can tweet what they like and interact through messages.
There are some facts about Twitter, which many of you may not know. Today we are giving you information about 10 interesting things on Twitter.
1. On a daily basis, 350,000 tweets are made every minute. This means 5 billion tweets are made every day. 300,000 posts are made on Facebook per minute, which is 10 times more than Twitter.
2. Twitter was planned to be called Friendstalker. This name was proposed by the co-founder of Twitter, Evan Williams. But another founder, Noah Glass, discovered Twitter while searching for a name like Twitch.
3. According to the Vatican and the Catholic Church, it is believed that if you follow the Pope on Twitter, you are a good person. It is believed by the church that it destroys your sins and makes you a better person.
4. The first hashtag was used on Twitter in 2007. Chris Messina was the first to use hashtags in the digital world. Many people liked this idea and the hashtag soon became famous.
5. Twitter’s blue bird is named Larry. This information was given by the manager of Twitter, Ryan Shaver, in 2012.
6. Former US President Barack Obama has the most followers on Twitter in November 2021. Second is pop singer Justin Bieber and third is Katy Perry.
7. The first tweet on Twitter was made on March 21, 2006. Jack Dorsey, co-founder of Twitter, made the first tweet.
8. In the early days of Twitter, due to heavy traffic, the webpage would crash and a picture of a whale would appear. It is called Failed Whale.
9. The most retweeted tweet belongs to Japanese billionaire Yusakumezawa. He said that he would give money to 100 people, due to which his tweet became the most retweeted. He tweeted that 100 million yen will be distributed among 100 people who retweet.
10. Most Twitter followers are in America. Japan is in the second place and India is in the third place. Twitter has 37 million users in the US.