. All users can sendand receive tweets via the Twitter website,Short Message Service(SMS) or external applications.While the service itself costs nothing to use, accessing it through SMS may incur phone serviceprovider fees.Since its creation in 2006 byJack Dorsey, Twitter has gained notability and popularity worldwide. It issometimes described as "SMS of theInternet"
The use of Twitter'sapplication programminginterfacefor sending and receivingtext messagesby other applications often eclipses direct use of Twitter.What we have to do is deliver to people the best and freshest most relevant informationpossible. We think of Twitter as it's not a social network, but it's an information network. Ittells people what they care about as it is happening in the world.