The Twitter Tree

MG Siegler of Techcrunch provides not just a useful if short commentary:

Sure, you could read about the history of Twitter in long-form blog posts, but that seems to go against the spirit of the micro-messaging service. So instead, here’s a picture created by InfoShotsManolith
that puts some key moments of the service’s history in visual form.
This spans from the advent of UNIX “Talk” in the 1980s (an early
real-time text update system), all the way to the Twipocalypse.
for the blog

But also an earlier draft of the image concept:



2 thoughts on “The Twitter Tree”

  1. Wanted to share this from a friend: Twitterers: If you want to help Iranian protestors: Set your location to Tehran and your time zone to GMT+3.30. Security forces are hunting for bloggers using location/timezone searches. The more people at this location, the more of a logjam itcreates for forces trying to shut Iranians’ access to the internet down. Cut & paste & please pass it on


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