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The Sebir That Bred The Twitter Name

Background

In 2006, an American software developer Noah Glass was trying to think of a name for an embryonic, online social network. One day, his vibrating phone prompted him to think of the impulses that cause a brain-muscle to twitch. He was attracted to the word 'twitch' which he chased down in a dictionary, persistently inspecting all of the words accompanying it

Goal

Come up with a great name for a new social website

Problem

Formulating a pristine website name with striking universal appeal was extremely difficult

Sebir

An excellent social website name was found through starting with a potential word and relentlessly pursuing its accomplices in a dictionary to create a new, comparable word The new market-appealing name 'Twitter' was created from a similar word 'Twitch'

Association Comment

Noah Glass associated more broadly from the capability of his phone to vibrate and brain muscles to twitch and, using a dictionary, was able to breed from the word 'twitch' until he found a similar-sounding word that had the capability to become a brilliant website name

Historic Impact

The pondering and exploration by Noah Glass led to the name 'Twitter', which is now one of the most recognized and understood website names in the world