Social Media Infographic: A world without Twitter? Here’s a glimpse of what the world would be like if the 140-character network never existed. By Kristin Long@KristinMLongAug. 2, 2011 SHARE It may seem hard to believe, but Twitter has only been around for five years. Can you even remember the days before you felt compelled to tweet about your life or share interesting links? To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.