Twitter to host developer conference in 2010

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 BANGALORE, INDIA: Chirp is the theme name for the first ever developer conference to be hosted by Twitter, the microblogging phenomenon.


Twitter has now officially, published its web page ( for the Developer Conference which will be conducted in San Fransisco in 2010. The website asks the interested users to provide their email IDs to the website for direct communication.

According to a report by Tech Crunch, Twitter has 50,000 registered applications to date, that have been using Twitter APIs. The report, quoting Ryan Sarver, Twitter's director of platform, as saying at the Le Web 09 event in Paris that Twitter would soon have a page for the developers, and also Firehose, which will help everyone to get full access to the data stream.

As per the data shared by Mohit Jain, chief innovation Officer at 24/7 Customer, that uses Twitter for one of its services called 24/7 tweet view, the cumulative number of total tweets so far is roughly 6.2 billion, and it adds 22 million tweets on daily basis, which is expected to double in a year's time.

Twitter is a privately funded micro blogging site with offices in the SoMA neighborhood of San Francisco. Started as a side project in March of 2006, Twitter has grown into a real-time short messaging service that works over multiple networks and devices.

PC maker Dell had recently announced that it has earned nearly $6.5 million in sales of PCs, accessories, and software, thanks to promotions on Twitter.