22 Mar '11, 12am

Twitter marks its 5th birthday; founder Biz Stone likens it to a 'child getting ready for kindergarten'

Twitter marks its 5th birthday; founder Biz Stone likens it to a 'child getting ready for kindergarten'

The Twitter logo is displayed at the entrance of Twitter headquarters in San Francisco. The messaging service marked its fifth birthday on Monday. -- PHOTO: AFP SAN FRANCISCO - TWITTER marked its fifth birthday on Monday with a promotional video of celebrities talking up the world-changing micro-blogging service. A video at discover.twitter.com featured billionaire entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson, tennis star Serena Williams, astronaut Paolo Nespoli, rapper Snoop Dogg and others explaining why they use Twitter. Jack Dorsey fired off the first tweets on March 21, 2006 - an automated 'just setting up my twttr' message which he followed with the first 'human' tweet - 'inviting coworkers.' It was Mr Dorsey who proposed the idea for Twitter while working with Biz Stone and Evan Williams at podcasting company Odeo. Since then, Twitter has been embraced as a forum for sharing an...

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New blog post: Happy Birthday Twitter!!! #twttr #5yrs

New blog post: Happy Birthday Twitter!!! #twttr...

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