Twitter's 'miraculous' turning point

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  • Matthew Knell, vice president, social and community, About.com; Melissa Rosenthal Brenner, senior vice president, marketing, the NBA; Heidi Moore, editor, U.S. finance and economics, The Guardian; and Christina Warren, senior tech analyst, Mashable.

    This question was posed to a panel of power tweeters and social media experts during a screening of CNBC's "#TwitterRevolution."

  • Carl Quintanilla host a screening of CNBC Prime's Twitter Revolution at 30 Rock in New York City.

    It's no surprise that viewers shared their passion for Twitter on the night of the premiere, so much so that the hashtag became the top trending topic in the U.S. generating tens of thousands of tweets.

  • Ever been on a date and been unable to resist checking your Twitter feed? If the answer is yes, you're probably addicted to Twitter.

  • Trending: #TwitterRevolution Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 4:08 PM ET

    Tonight, #TwitterRevolution airs on CNBC at 9p ET, but the social media chatter is already building. What are people saying? Check out our Rebelmouse page for all the tweets and Instagrams.

  • Say what? 10 explosive celebrity Twitter feuds
    By: Elizabeth Andreassen, special to CNBC.com
    Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 3:25 PM ET
    Sarah Palin and Arnold Schwarzenegger

    Twitter provides a way for celebrities to connect, but this also means that the whole world is able to watch when drama unfolds. See some of these epic Twitter feuds.

  • The 10 greatest scandals ever tweeted Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 6:25 AM ET

    It was once possible to keep public figures' outrageous behavior a secret, but those days are long gone. Read ahead to see the 10 greatest scandals ever tweeted.

  • How business is cashing-in on Twitter Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 10:23 AM ET

    Many businesses are looking to make the most out of Twitter. Virgin America has used its presence to handle everything from seat changes to cocktail requests—even at 35,000 feet.

  • How Twitter has changed the way NBA fans watch
    By: Mary Noonan, Senior Producer
    Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 10:19 AM ET
    LeBron James No. 6 of the Miami Heat goes up for a shot against Kawhi Leonard No. 2 of the San Antonio Spurs during Game 4 of the 2013 NBA Finals.

    While fans may use Twitter to express their love or disdain for players, the NBA has a much higher purpose for its engagement.

  • Enthusiasm for Facebook waning among teenagers
    By: Mary Noonan, Senior Producer
    Sunday, 4 Aug 2013 | 11:01 AM ET

    When teenagers are saying Facebook "confuses and scares" them—there may be a problem. Though Facebook is still quite popular, enthusiasm for it seems to be waning.

  • Rape case unfolds on Twitter and divides town
    By: Mary Noonan, Senior Producer
    Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 4:02 PM ET

    CNBC's Carl Quintanilla gathered a group of Torrington High School students to talk about the rape case that shocked the town.

  • The muscle behind Twitter Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 4:00 PM ET
    The muscle behind Twitter

    In social media it's survival of the fittest. See Dick Costolo, Twitter's CEO, work out with Carl at the company gym, which he frequents often.

  • Star tweets: William Shatner on Twitter Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 12:00 AM ET
    Star Tweets: William Shatner on Twitter

    William Shatner has had a prolific career in Hollywood, but Captain Kirk's Twitter presence is changing the way he connects with his fans.

  • Miami Heat's Chris Bosh on Twitter Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 12:00 AM ET
    Miami Heat's Chris Bosh on Twitter

    Miami Heat Forward Chris Bosh, who has over a million followers, says that he doesn't let Twitter, or his haters, get to him, especially in the middle of the NBA finals.

  • Is Twitter the downfall of civilization? Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 12:00 AM ET
    Is Twitter The Downfall of Civilization?

    Twitter CEO Dick Costolo reacts to those who say Twitter is the beginning of the end of the civilized world.

  • Twitter: The voice of protest Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 12:00 AM ET
    Twitter: The Voice of Protest

    Bahraini protester Maryam Al-Khawaja explains how she discovered the power of Twitter and what it means in the Middle East.

About #TwitterRevolution

  • Twitter has been called the pulse of the planet -- home to Lady Gaga, LeBron, foreign revolutionaries, journalists, tech geeks and the Pope himself. CNBC tells the story behind the rise of Twitter, the social media giant whose 200 million active users have made it a fixture at home and around the world.

Contact #TwitterRevolution

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  • Carl Quintanilla

    Carl Quintanilla is an Emmy-winning reporter and co-anchor of CNBC's "Squawk on the Street," broadcast live from the NYSE.