nov 1, 2004 - Twitter's parent company,Odeo, is 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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This is the history of Twitter