Home / Arts and Entertainment / Where #Twitter stands after 6 years

Where #Twitter stands after 6 years

By

Say Happy Birthday to Twitter. It has been six years since the first tweet, “just setting up my twttr” was relayed.  University of Florida Social Media Specialist Bruce Floyd says because of its growth, Twitter is a key resource for companies to have to make them successful.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

He says because of the simplicity of the Twitter platform, it has been able to reach more than 350-million people.

About Ethan Magoc

Ethan is a news editor for WUFT News. He's a Pennsylvania native but has found a home reporting Florida's stories. You may reach him by emailing emagoc@wuft.org or calling 352-294-1525.

Check Also

Photo via Flickr

Lack of Funding Continues to Hurt Gainesville Art Organizations

As the Hippodrome State Theatre celebrates its 35th anniversary in Downtown Gainesville, it still struggles with a decrease in funding from a drop in the grant funded by the tourist Bed Tax.