The “User” box shows the number of active paying customers (or accounts) of the selected market (market segment, region) in millions for each year.
The “Penetration Rate” box shows the share of active paying customers (or accounts) from the total population of the selected market (market segment, region) for each year.
Users access Twitter through its website interface, through Short Message Service (SMS) or mobile-device application software ("app").
Twitter was created in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey, Noah Glass, Biz Stone, and Evan Williams and launched in July of that year. In 2012, more than 100 million users posted 340 million tweets a day, Twitter's origins lie in a "daylong brainstorming session" held by board members of the podcasting company Odeo.
"The base load from our [current] hydropower plants and the high degree of interconnection with neighbouring countries [...] This together with a more developed market for demand-side response will safeguard capacity even on cold winter days when the wind is not blowing," said Ms Vadasz Nilsson.
In the latest bi-annual EY Renewable energy country attractiveness index (RECAI), released on Wednesday, European countries saw their positions improve, with France, Belgium, Sweden, Ireland, Norway and Finland all climbing the ranking.
The “Revenue” tab shows a comparison of revenues for the leading economies in the selected market (market segment, region) and year.
The “User Penetration” tab shows a comparison of user penetration rates for 50 of the world’s leading digital economies in the selected market (market segment, region) and year.
The decision was also partly due to the fact that the domain was already in use, and it was six months after the launch of twttr that the crew purchased the domain and changed the name of the service to Twitter.
In October 2006, Biz Stone, Evan Williams, Dorsey, and other members of Odeo formed Obvious Corporation and acquired Odeo, together with its assets — including and — from the investors and shareholders. They called it a social network, they called it microblogging, but it was hard to define, because it didn't replace anything.
It is that, in part, but the insight we eventually came to was Twitter was really more of an information network than it is a social network.
By late November 2010, an average of a dozen updates per day were posted on the astronauts' communal account, @NASA_Astronauts.
The record was broken again when 3,085 tweets per second were posted after the Los Angeles Lakers' victory in the 2010 NBA Finals on June 17, Twitter acquired application developer Atebits on April 11, 2010.