Twitter is growing fast, very fast. Before 2006 it didn’t even exist. Today, the world’s no. 1 micro-blogging network has over 105 million users. On an average more than 300,000 users join the website everyday. The number of unique visitors exceed 180 million a month, while the total number of search queries entered exceed 600 million a day! The current Alexa rank of Twitter is 12.
Take a quick look at the picture below. It is Twitter-stats on a page. All this, because 1 man envisioned an SMS-based social network.