It’s been 8 long years since the 140 character text virtually conquered our daily social life. The microblogging platform, Twitter celebrates its 8th birthday by bringing in some of the nostalgic feeling back by allowing its users to find their first ever tweet.
“Millions of prolific tweeters have made Twitter an exciting, fun and powerful place to connect with others. But each of you had to start somewhere: Today we’re taking a look at some choice first Tweets — first Tweets that sparked a conversation, used imagery to tell a story, or revealed unfiltered self expression” said Gabriel Stricker VP, Marketing & Communications, Twitter on official blog.
You can visit FirstTweet (FirstTweet.com) and enter your’s or any one’s Twitter handle (@username) to view the very first tweet made by them. Here some of the interesting ‘First Tweets’ from popular Indian personalities and companies.
@juniorbachchan hey baby !! I made it on twitter !!! Yeeaaaaaahhhh !! … sorry.. just got carried away .. safe onward flight and love
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) May 18, 2010
Arbaaz ne kaha ke tweet kar toh banta hai boss
— Salman Khan (@BeingSalmanKhan) April 13, 2010
— Aamir Khan (@aamir_khan) June 30, 2010
Wondering what exactly is an un?? Incase I want to Do 'un'to others as they would do 'un'to me?
— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) December 22, 2009
— Shashi Tharoor (@ShashiTharoor) March 17, 2009
Working in Deutsche Bank
— Chetan Bhagat (@chetan_bhagat) June 4, 2009
Namaste, I am on twitter now, in future I will communicate with you directly
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) November 5, 2011
One can also celebrate their first tweet by using the hashtag #FirstTweet. So what’s your first tweet?