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In the early going, founders were using the vowel-free "Twttr" because they were focused on mobile and hoped to get the SMS shortcode 89887 (TWTTR). Unfortunately, according to co-founder Jack Dorsey, that was already owned by Teen People. This was his first tweet.

In the early going, founders were using the vowel-free "Twttr" because they were focused on mobile and hoped to get the SMS shortcode 89887 (TWTTR). Unfortunately, according to co-founder Jack Dorsey, that was already owned by Teen People. This was his first tweet.