The addition of
two new board members - FlipBoard chief executive Mike McCue and DoubleClick CEO
David Rosenblatt - comes two months after the company assigned the post of chief
executive to Dick Costolo, the architect of its new advertising plans.
was one of the most meaningful years since Twitter was founded in 2007. We operate
on a principle that people are basically good-when you give them a simple way
to express this trait, they prove it to you every day," the company said
in the official post.
is one of the new crop of rapidly growing Internet social networking sites with
nearly 175 million users as of September.
blog also said, "In the past 12 months, Twitter users sent an astonishing
25 billion tweets and we added more than 100 million new registered accounts."