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TwitArt avatar.jpg
Web address
Slogan Fully customized Twitter designs
Available in English
Created by Chris Kaufman
Launched Late 2008
Alexa rank
negative increase 4,006,526 (April 2014)[1]
Current status Online is a design company that sells custom Twitter backgrounds and avatars for commercial use.[2] designs backgrounds for both personal and business use and has designed the Twitter background for Quicken Loans.[3]

History[edit] was started in 2008 by Chris Kaufman and was purchased in September 2009 by[4]


Users select a theme and color scheme and can submit orders through the website. Several packages are offered and can include both a background and computer avatar. Users are offered one edit and then receive their files in JPEG format. All backgrounds are 1900 pixels wide and are compressed for a quicker load time.

In media[edit] was featured by "Pro Blogger" Darren Rowse of TwiTip blog notoriety.[5] TwitArt was also mentioned on Businessweek as a business to watch on Twitter.[6]


  1. ^ " Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2014-04-01. 
  2. ^ Kaufman, Christopher (2008-12-03). "Custom Twitter backgrounds from TwitArt". Retrieved 2009-09-12. 
  3. ^ Loans, Quicken (2009-03-23). "TwitArt offers cool Twitter backgrounds". Quicken Loans. Retrieved 2009-09-12. 
  4. ^ "TwitArt for Sale". Retrieved 2009-09-12. 
  5. ^ Thompson, Brad (2009-07-31). "10+ Websites that Offers Free/Premium Twitter Backgrounds". Retrieved 2009-09-12. 
  6. ^ MacMillan, Douglas (2009-09-04). "Twitter Ecosystem". Retrieved 2009-09-12. 

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