In its S-1 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Twitter said it has been "inspired" by how people are using the social network around the world. Some of the moments is specifically mentioned: President Barack Obama announcing his victory in the 2012 US presidential election (above); a tweet from a local resident in Abbottabad during the raid of Osama Bin Laden's compound; and people using Twitter to find loved ones after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
Click through to take a look at some of the other 140 character moments that got a shout out in one of the most anticipated tech filings of the year.
Never underestimate the power of a good slogan. Twitter said the #MustHaveWheatThins campaign "drove over 242,000 Tweets" mentioning the Wheat Thins (@WheatThins) brand and "resulted in a significant increase in followers on Twitter."