Twitter turns eight: Check out these famous people’s first tweets
In eight years, Twitter has become the go-to social platform used by people, organizations and brands to share information in 140 characters or less. The network has over 230 active monthly users.
Today, March 21, the social media network turns eight. To honor this special day, Twitter has set up a special site that allows you to check your first tweet and share with with your followers. You can also enter anyone’s name to check out their first tweet as well.
If you’re anxious to unearth your first tweet or want to spy on someone you know, then visit www.discover.twitter.com/first-tweet and get started on that right away.
Check out our roundup of the first tweets made by famous people and celebrities.
I just joined Twitter! I don’t really get this site or how it works. My nuts are on fire.
— Danny DeVito (@DannyDeVito) September 5, 2009
Tis my first twitt-er. Or tweet? Twit? Or tweet? “Twit or tweet everybody.” Is this anything?
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) March 10, 2009
I am trying to figure out how to make the background a picture of my boobs
— Kate Upton (@KateUpton) October 21, 2010
Testing… testing… Is this thing on??
— Tom Hanks (@tomhanks) January 11, 2010
Check out my single “ONE TIME” on my myspace and spread the word for me. Thanks www.myspace.com/justinbieber
— Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) May 12, 2009
HI TWITTERS . THANK YOU FOR A WARM WELCOME. FEELING REALLY 21st CENTURY .
— Oprah Winfrey (@Oprah) April 17, 2009
Thinking we’re only one signature away from ending the war in Iraq. Learn more at http://www.barackobama.com
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) April 29, 2007
@TeamKardashians OMG your background is FIRE!!!! I want my pics bigger I think, will u help me?
— Kim Kardashian (@KimKardashian) October 25, 2008
starting 2 tweet and starting on my iphone app w/ @rocksoftware right now
— Mike Tyson (@MikeTyson) June 16, 2010
op rehearsing for my video just dance and am now at wmc to perform at the Armani and nervous records party. But I am no nervous record! …
— Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) March 27, 2008
I hope the 17 fans on my Geocities page follow me here.
— Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) May 1, 2010
Today I interviewed a squirrel in my backyard and then threw to commercial. Somebody help me.
— Conan O’Brien (@ConanOBrien) February 24, 2010