However links will continue to count against 140 characters. In other words, Twitter modified how length is measured. As they said on their “about” page, Twitter has now more than 310 million active users monthly and 83 per cent are using the network from mobile. It supports more than 40 languages and more than 79 per cent visitors are from the outside of U.S. Just to remember, Twitter was created in 2006 by Jack Dorsey, Evan Williams, Biz Stone, and Noah Glass being described as described as “the SMS of the Internet”. The first Twitter message was published by Dorsey at 9:50 PM Pacific Standard Time (PST) on March 21, 2006. The full version was introduced publicly on July 15, 2006.