Twitter, Founded by Jack Dorsey on March 21, 2006 turns 7. Overtime twitter evolved into one of the most popular social media network and left its mark on the human race.

Some may have initially laughed at it, calling it a 140 character microblogging fad. Today, famous poets and writers compose 140 character literature specially for Twitter consumption. It has become a live creative forum. Twitter has shaped literature to create writers of the Digital Age.

It is the epicentre of real-time updates, live news about politics, sports, philosophy, art, culture, what not. Not only it is used as a branding tool, it is slowly emerging as a tool to recruit talent in various sectors.

Twitter now has been seamlessly woven into our lives.

(First Twitter marriage)

Twitter mentioned in a blog today that over 200 million active users creating over 400 million Tweets each day. It has become a true global town square — a public place to hear the latest news, exchange ideas and connect with people all in real time.

This global town square even extends into space.

On its seventh birthday, Twitter has made a video celebrating some of the breathtaking moments on Twitter so far.

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A marketer by heart and entrepreneur by mind, Nirali belongs to the digital-first generation. When she's not observing brands and their marketing strategies, she sketches, dances, captures moments in photographs and gorges on street food. You can follow her thoughts and musings on Twitter at: @NiraliHingwala
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