Question 23

This extremely fast-growing service was created in 2006 by Jack Dorsey, who described it thus – ‘The working name was just “Status” for a while. It actually didn’t have a name. We were trying to name it, and mobile was a big aspect of the product early on…we looked around in the dictionary for words…and we came across the word  X  and it was just perfect. The definition was “a short burst of inconsequential information”. X won a Webby Award this year for the category “Breakout of the Year.” What is X?

Source: TCS Qualifiers.

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2 Comments on “Question 23”

  1. Ameen Says:

    Tweet tweet

  2. Ameen Says:

    Twitter, of course. (Cheating, since I wrote the qualifiers… but then again, I got it right there too…)


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