Seven years ago today, this guy:

Introduced the world to a little site called “twttr”:

A few vowels and seven years later, it’s tough — and perhaps a bit painful — to recall what life was like before Twitter came along, but users up to the task:

Heh. Weren’t we all?

Twitter’s also helped to shape the political landscape, giving conservatives a new voice and countering leftist media narratives:

https://twitter.com/jmorizzi/status/314788482960748544

https://twitter.com/jdonels/status/314791747697909760

Shudder. Those were some dark days, weren’t they?

Happy birthday, Twitter!

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