sagepub.com - Sonia Livingstone The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), UK Amanda Third Western Sydney University, Australia Corresponding Author: Sonia Livingstone, Department of Media and Communications, The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE, UK. Email: s. [email protected] ac. uk
In late March of 2006, a college dropout named Jack Dorsey finished coding a site for Internet users to post 140-character messages. Dorsey and his co-founders eventually added vowels to the service, Twitter.