About an hour ago, Twitter just hit the big two-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh. For those of you who would rather not be confused, that’s twenty-effing-billion, and scientifically speaking, that’s a hell of a freaking crap ton of dadgum tweets.
The milestone has been hit a mere two months after everyone’s favourite microblogging platform hit 15 billion tweets, and five since 10 billion, which means one definite thing: no, not that Twitter’s growth is still accelerating – that we, as a species, certainly have an awful lot of nothing to say. I’d have captured a more on-the-nose photograph, but Twitter slows for no man – gotta keep spreading the word about that Bieber fellow.
Also, in case you’re interested, this is the 20 billionth tweet.
According to Babelfish, this translates as:
With as for the notion that where you say, whether it comes quietly at amount and after shot in rapid succession,… w
However, according to the infinitely more amusing Translation Party:
He obviously could come after … Gosotto Watt