An Illustrated History of Twitter

Mashable has created “An Illustrated History of Twitter”, a short video featuring whiteboard illustrations by Bob Al-Greene that quickly goes over the history of the social network from its 2006 origins until now in celebration of Twitter’s 8th birthday.

Eight years ago, Jack Dorsey let the world know he was setting up his “twttr.” How did Twitter go from a 140-character experiment to trading on the NYSE? Follow the social network’s growth over the years.