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Happy 7th Birthday to Twitter

twitter7Popular social media platform Twitter is celebrating its 7th birthday today and boasting more than 200 million active users worldwide.

Back on March 21, 2006 when web developer Jack Dorsey sent the first ever tweet: just setting upp my twttr @Jack.

Today there are more than 400 million tweets daily.

“As we’ve grown, Twitter has become a true global town square – a public space to hear the latest news, exchange ideas and connect with people in real time,” said editorial director Karen Wickre in a Twitter blog post.

“We’re gratified that so many millions of you have made Twitter yours.”

To mark the occasion Twitter has made a celebratory video.

Justin Bieber has the most followers with 36, 377, 898 followed by Lady Gaga 35,281,048 and Katy Perry with 33,881,007.

US President Barack Obama has 28,653,335 followers.

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