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Smssy to Twttr to Twitter: A look back at what could have been

Twitter founders flew through a series of naming conventions before eventually perching on its well-known brand. And yes, Smssy was one of the options.

By Nov. 12, 2013

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April Fools' 2013: From Twttr to Google Nose to Nokia's microwave

This year's batch of springtime hijinks from the greater tech community includes the usual onslaught from Google, along with notable entrants from Nokia, Twitter, and even Wolfram Alpha.

By Apr. 1, 2013

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April Fools' roundup: Google Nose, Twttr, and more

Search the Web by smell, Maps gets a pirate-themed overhaul, and Twitter starts charging for vowels, in our April Fools' roundup.

By Apr. 1, 2013

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It was six years ago today that twttr began to play

On March 21, 2006, Jack Dorsey posted these fateful words: 'just setting up my twttr.' Now, there's a billion tweets every three days, and Twitter is bigger and better than ever.

By Mar. 21, 2012

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Twitter turns seven, releases greatest-hits video

On its seventh birthday, the social networking giant is celebrating having surpassed 200 million active users and 400 million daily tweets. Plus a long list of other accomplishments.

By Mar. 21, 2013

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Jack Dorsey talks Twitter's origins with Biz Stone

As Twitter announces plans to go public, an IM conversation from 2006 between Twitter co-founders offers a glimpse at how the social network got started.

By Sep. 12, 2013

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Twitter roadshow video a soaring recap of company's history

In advance of pricing its IPO, and actually going public, Twitter releases a video that makes its best case for why investors should buy its shares.

By Oct. 25, 2013

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Talk to the ad with mobile Voice Ads

Mobile ads can talk back to you, Aereo's streaming TV service could be making new friends, and Google is king of the clowns on April Fools' Day.

By Apr. 1, 2013

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Twitter's first obscenity (and other 6th birthday memories)

Within 30 minutes of launch, many of the elements that make Twitter what it is today were already in evidence. Join us for a quick look back to the very beginning.

By Mar. 21, 2012

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Twitter's first obscenity, and other 6th birthday memories

Within 30 minutes of launch, many of the elements that make Twitter what it is today were already in evidence. Join us for a quick look back at the very beginning.

By Mar. 21, 2012