Twitter turns 10 years old on Monday

Posted at 5:53 AM, Mar 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-21 07:16:27-04

Twitter marks its 10th anniversary on Monday, with the social media site having hosted some of the biggest social movements of the last decade.

However, uncertainty still hangs over its future.

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The site is struggling to attract new users, has seen share prices tumble and faces continued questions over how it handles abuse.

However, the social media tool can still lay claim to some of social media's biggest moments of the last decade.

The first tweet was sent by creator Jack Dorsey on March 21, 2006. 

Hashtags became common by late 2007, quickly becoming a part of American pop culture.

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