I see twitter using scripts from akamaihd.net(using noscript). when i go to their website, it represents itself as a cloud company. does that mean twitter is using their cloud service to store tweets?
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Maybe. Akamai is an internet giant when it comes to content providers.
They just have a huge, world-wide network to deliver content to end users. Companies pay them money to host their content because they have a massive infrastructure to deliver content anywhere on the planet.
Wikipedia has a nice graphic explaining the concept: