Twitter was founded in March 2006, and to help kick off its 8th birthday, the social network launched a new tool to help users find their first tweet.
To see your first ever tweet, make sure you’re already logged into Twitter, and then go here. In a few seconds, Twitter will magically display the tweet that started it all.
Here’s my boring example:
It's hard getting up after being up til 5…..the question is "Why do I keep doing it??" Another mystery that will have to be solved 🙂
— Stenger (@mikestenger) July 12, 2008
You can click the bright blue “Tweet it!” button to share your #FirstTweet, and use the search box to find other user’s first tweets.
Here’s a few first tweets from some of the most popular Twitter users:
Just got into Berlin… feeling better thank you, have my vicks inhaler by my bedside… and P.S. I TWITTTTER! GAH. Such a follower!
— KATY PERRY (@katyperry) February 21, 2009
HI TWITTERS . THANK YOU FOR A WARM WELCOME. FEELING REALLY 21st CENTURY .
— Oprah Winfrey (@Oprah) April 17, 2009
Fine…you got me.
— Drizzy (@Drake) March 28, 2009
hi guys. s'me jim. fur eel! inside scoop. sometimes i brush my teeth so intensely that i've been known to punch myself in the mouth.
— Jim Carrey (@JimCarrey) October 28, 2009
[Facebook Blog] Make Your Voice Heard: Vote!: Technology is giving more and more people a.. https://tinyurl.com/44fr5z
— Meta (@Meta) September 26, 2008
Yes, Facebook is on Twitter, and has over 13 million followers.
What did your first tweet say? Let us know in the comments below!