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Ten years ago, when Jack Dorsey sent the first tweet, it was hard to know if Twitter was even destined to be a product, much less a global phenomenon. But the “fail whale” with 140 characters or less grew to massive scale. And what seemed to be a clever take on “micro-blogging” became the real-time communication platform that fueled the Arab Spring. We were lucky enough to be involved with the project when the team was deciding between the names “twttr” and “voicemail 2.0.” Thankfully they decided to put the vowels back in.