Web Monday - Remember when Twitter was awesome?

  • August 6, 2012 · 6:30 PM

How long have you been using twitter? Two, Three, Four, Five or even Six years?

Twitter is a unique study in the growth of the platform, and to fully understand how to use it we need to understand where it came from. This Webmonday will be an open forum to discuss how the original twitter morphed into what it is today.

  • What were the original goals of Twitter?
  • What are the social differences between the original users, and users today?
  • What technologies did Twitter acquire to build the platform that they have?
  • How has the press contributed to the success of Twitter?
  • How does Twitter scale to accommodate massive events like the Olympics?

This will be not be a technical discussion, feel free to bring friends or anyone else who might be interested in the subject matter.

See you then!

Join or login to comment.

6 went

  • Aaron W.
    Self Appointed Benevolent Dictator for Life, Organizer
    Event Host
  • Mark
    Resident Social Media Guru
  • Josh J.
    Resident Webserver/nginx Expert
  • A former member
  • A former member

This Meetup is community funded


Member dues are used to:
  • Cover Meetup costs
  • Encourage more engaged members
  • Provide supplies or equipment
  • Improve Meetups


Members are not required to pay dues, but are encouraged to chip in.

Cancel dues at any time.

Dues are billed each year.

Our Sponsors

Create a Meetup Group and meet new people

Get started Learn more

I decided to start Reno Motorcycle Riders Group because I wanted to be part of a group of people who enjoyed my passion... I was excited and nervous. Our group has grown by leaps and bounds. I never thought it would be this big.

Henry, started Reno Motorcycle Riders

Sign up

Meetup members, Log in

By clicking "Sign up" or "Sign up using Facebook", you confirm that you accept our Terms of Service & Privacy Policy