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1335 Market St
Suite 900
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 222-9670



If you can fit it in 280 characters, Twitter wants to hear about it. This short-form social media platform is well known for its stances on free speech and open discourse, so it's no surprise that it looks for employees (called Tweeps) who share these values. Twitter works to give back to its Tweeps, like by matching donations and offering paid "days of rest."

Company Stats


Employer Type




1,001-5,000 Employees


Major Office Locations

Atlanta, GA


Major Brands • Periscope • MoPub


Employment Contact

Britta Spilde

About the Company

Twitter is much more than a social media company. It’s a culture creator, a celebrity maker, even a virtual news source. Jack Dorsey, Evan Williams, and Biz Stone started designing Twitter using Ruby on Rails in 2006. Originally a side project to an attempted podcast platform called Odeo, Twitter was originally “Twttr” and started as a simple short message service (SMS). Jack Dorsey finished the first version of the platform and debuted it at the South by Southwest music conference in Austin, Texas in March 2007. After a successful debut and peaked interest from capital investors, Twitter Inc. was founded in April 2007.

By 2009, visitors to the burgeoning site increased 1,300 percent, and a year later, Twitter introduced “promoted tweets” as an attempt to achieve profits on the heels of major competitor Facebook. Twitter quickly ga...

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