Twitter is what’s happening in the world and what people are talking about right now.

Founded 2006
1501-5000 employees
  • News, Media, Advertising, & Publishing
  • Social Networking
  • Headquarters address
    San Francisco, CA

    About Us

    Twitter is an online social network and a microblogging service that enables users to send and read “tweets," which are messages limited to 140 characters. Registered users of Twitter are able to read and post tweets via the web, SMS or mobile applications.

    Created in March 2006, Twitter is a global real-time communications platform with 400 million monthly visitors to and more than 200 million monthly active users around the world. It receives a billion tweets every 2.5 days on every conceivable topic. World leaders, major athletes, star performers, news organizations and entertainment outlets are among the millions of active Twitter accounts through which users can truly get the pulse of the planet.

    Twitter is based in San Francisco and has offices around the world including in New York City, Boston, Seattle, Dublin, Singapore and São Paulo. It was founded by Jack Dorsey, Evan Williams, Biz Stone and Noah Glass.

    Tech stack

    Scala, Hadoop, Java, Python, Ruby on Rails, HTTP, Apache, MySQL, Heron


    Compensation and retirement

    401k plan

    Health and wellness

    Insurance (Health)
    Insurance (Dental)
    Insurance (Vision)
    Insurance (Life)
    Insurance (Disability)

    Values and quality of life

    Catered meals
    Twitter - One of our cafeterias
    Twitter - Coffee in the lodge
    Twitter - Common working spaces in our Tokyo office.
    Twitter - Company Photo
    Twitter - Company Photo
    Twitter - Company Photo