Watch now: A video on the 'Illustrated History of Twitter'
In celebration of its eighth anniversary
Twitter celebrated its birthday this week with a unique short video that follows the growth of Twitter from an idea of 'shared statuses' to one of the world's most successful and well-known online platforms. The creative clip documents everything from how the original idea was created to how the platform got its name, as well as showing how Twitter usage from 400 thousand tweets reached up to 100 million tweets per quarter - all within a year.
Watch the Twitter video below now: