Twitter’s Global Impact [INFOGRAPHIC]

Twitter has come a long way since it first opened its doors to the public in July 2006.

In just five short years the social platform has changed the way that the world sends and receives news – this real-time exchange of data allows any and everyone to position themselves right on the edge of the information curve, and Twitter has been right there, time and again, during the biggest events.

This infographic looks at the global success story of Twitter.

(Source: LiveScience.com. Top image credit: Pasko Maksim via Shutterstock.)