The History of Twitter

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A perfect example of a graphic that becomes dated almost immediately after publishing, this was nonetheless a fascinating assignment. The roots of the Twitter "tree" date back nearly thirty years, and include a now-famous St Louisan (Jack Dorsey), but the facts at the leafy top of this monster kept evolving almost hourly as Mike and I pushed toward the deadline. The published graphic got picked up by and "went viral," as the kids say.

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Contributor: Mike Costelloe