A Moscow teenager launched a chat website late last year, which only 500 people were using. Now Chatroulette gets around 1.5 million visitors daily. Russian billionaires are offering to buy Andrey Ternovskiy out. And Silicon Valley is interested.
When Apple’s online store sold its 10 billionth download, the lucky customer got a $10,000 Apple gift card and a personal phone call from Steve Jobs. But Twitter’s 10 billionth tweet has largely gone unnoticed.