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Twitter celebrates its tenth birthday

Posted at 6:54 AM, Mar 21, 2016

It all started 10 years ago with a single tweet:

Since then, the microblogging site has built a user base of over 300 million members, with over 58 million tweets sent per day.

The life span of most social media sites is usually only 5 years, making Twitter's 10th birthday an important milestone for the company.

In its official blog, Twitter thanked its users for "making history, driving change, lifting each other up and laughing together every day."