The first full year in which Amazon.com made profit was 2003, 8 years after coming into existence. In fact, founder Jeff Bezos never expected his company to make any profit for 4-5 years.
Twitter has been used from space. "Hello Twitterverse! We r now LIVE tweeting from the International Space Station -- the 1st live tweet from Space! :) More soon, send your ?s" was the first tweet sent by astronaut TJ Creamer (@Astro_TJ) on January 22, 2010. [more...]