Twitter was created back in March 2006 but its popularity soon went through the roof with more than 500 million users registered worldwideWow as of last year and more than 500 million tweets sent a day. Here is a list of interesting facts about what makes Twitter a global Phemenon
1 ) It took three years, two months and one day for the first billion Tweets to be sent on the platform. The same number are now sent every 48 hours.
Evan WilliamsAge: 41
Net worth: $1 - $2billion
Potential worth: $8billion
CNN Money estimated that he has a 30 to 35 per cent share in the company. His firms have also founded Blogger and Medium.
Williams, a vegetarian, lives in the San Francisco Bay area with his wife Sara Morishige and the pair have two children.
Role: Co-founder and former Chief Executive of Twitter
Net worth: $1.1billion
Potential worth: £3.1billion
Mr Dorsey sent the first ever tweet in March 2006 and is thought to own a 10 per cent share in the company.
Although he made his name with Twitter, most of his current fortune is thought to have been amassed through his estimated 25 per cent stake in mobile payment start up Square.
He is a certified masseur and lives in San Francisco.
Role: Executive chairman at Twitter, CEO at Square
Net worth: Thought to be around $200million
Potential worth: Around $2billion
As well as Twitter, Stone, full name Christopher Isaac, helped to create and launch Xanga, Blogger, Odeo and Medium.
He is also CEO of a 2012 start-up called Jelly Industries, thought to be a mobile app.
He has written two books on blogging and made his directorial debut as part of Project Imaginat10n with Ron Howard.
Role: Co-inventor and co-founder of Twitter, CEO of Jelly Industries
Source ; culled from Daily Mail