Twitter is an online social networking service that enables users to send short 140-character messages called tweets. According to recent social media industry figures, Twitter currently ranks as one of the leading social networks worldwide based on active users. As of the first quarter of 2017, Twitter had 328 million monthly active users. Registered users can read and post tweets as well as follow other users via update feed. As of March 2017, Katy Perry was the most-followed celebrity on Twitter with more than 96 million followers.
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