Larry The Bird Gets His Wings

What started as four guys discussing the idea of using text messages to share statuses, soon evolved into a social media platform that would change the way we communicate.

Mashable mashed 8 years of Twitter history into two and a half minutes in “The Illustrated History of Twitter.” Being a fan of Adobe After Effects, my hunch tells me that’s what the Mashable geniuses behind the product used to make the animated video.

 

Art-tweet-ist goes viral

@drawyourtweetsNapoleon Bonaparte once said “a picture is worth a thousand words.” Clearly he never met the mystery British genius behind @drawnyourtweet who’s pictures are worth 140 characters. Since Feb. 5th, the artist behind this trending Twitter handle has been illustrating tweets from followers.

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