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@MarthaStewart and @Biz on that "Torturous 140-Character Limit" and All Things Twitter

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In celebration of Twitter’s five-year anniversary, Martha was joined by technology tastemaker Biz Stone during her special series, "At Martha's Table," on Tuesday afternoon. The Twitter co-founder (or tri-founder as she deemed him) and creative director talked with Martha about everything from why they chose 140 characters to how he became a vegan before a live audience at SiriusXM's Fishbowl studio. 

Didn't get a chance to listen live? Click below to listen to some of our favorite clips from the show. You can also listen to the entire interview on April 2 at 4 p.m. ET and April 3 at 10 a.m. ET.

How did Twitter begin?

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During a trip to South By Southwest, they realized the power of what they had created and the potential it had. Two days upon their return to San Francisco, they founded the company:

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Who came up with 140 characters-- "that torturous 140 characters?"

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What are Twitter's content limitations and how are tweets screened?

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Martha and Biz discuss how they became entrepreneurs and built their brands-- they needed and wanted what they built:

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How does Twitter generate revenue?

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Where did you get the name, Twitter?

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Will you ever charge for Twitter?:

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Martha uses Twitter to take instant surveys from her followers:

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Who does Biz follow on Twitter:

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When you get time to yourself, what do you like to do?

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Where did you get the name Biz?

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