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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.
One of Twitter's co-founders has come back to help the troubled social-networking company. Seen as part artist, part visionary, the question facing Dorsey now is whether he can turn the company around.
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.
Search the Web by smell, Maps gets a pirate-themed overhaul, and Twitter starts charging for vowels, in our April Fools' roundup.
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.