The number of users was up 40% from their September 2011 number, which was said to have been at 100 million at the time.Twitter released Vine as a standalone app that allows users to create and share six-second looping video clips on January 24, 2013.The record was broken again when 3,085 tweets per second were posted after the Los Angeles Lakers' victory in the 2010 NBA Finals on June 17, Twitter acquired application developer Atebits on April 11, 2010.
NASA has also hosted over 25 "tweetups", events that provide guests with VIP access to NASA facilities and speakers with the goal of leveraging participants' social networks to further the outreach goals of NASA. This grew to 100 million tweets posted per quarter in 2008.
In August 2010, the company appointed Adam Bain from News Corp.'s Fox Audience Network as president of revenue. In February 2010, Twitter users were sending 50 million tweets per day. For example, a record was set during the 2010 FIFA World Cup when fans wrote 2,940 tweets per second in the thirty-second period after Japan scored against Cameroon on June 14.
) is an online news and social networking service where users post and interact with messages, known as "tweets." These messages were originally restricted to 140 characters, but on November 7, 2017, the limit was doubled to 280 characters for all languages except Japanese, Korean and Chinese.
Registered users can post tweets, but those who are unregistered can only read them.
On April 5, 2011, Twitter tested a new homepage and phased out the "Old Twitter".