4h 17min, nov 1, 2004 y - Twitter's parent company, Odeo, was started.
Evan Williams, along with former Google employee Biz Stone and investor Jack Dorsey set out to build a podcasting platform called Odeo, but after Apple launched iTunes, the company quickly became obsolete. Instead, Williams bought out Odeo’s investors and shifted the focus toward a little idea about 140 character status updates.
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History Of Twitter
This is the history of one of my favorite apps, Twitter.