Watch The ‘Illustrated History of Twitter’ Video


Eight years ago, Jack Dorsey let the world know he was setting up his ‘twttr’. So just how did Twitter go from a little SMS influenced 140-character experiment to trading on the New York Stock Exchange?

Well this little video from Mashabale documents everything from how the concept was conceived, where the name came from and how a nice little bump from SXSW turned Twitter’s use from 400 thousand tweets to 100 million tweets per quarter, all within a year.

Check out the video below.