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#FirstTweet — Celebrate The Anniversary of Twitter


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On this date in 2006, Twitter launched with the first tweet by co-founder Jack Dorsey.

To celebrate the 8th birthday, Twitter launched an app that allows you to look up anyone’s first tweet.

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Here’s mine, from my new Buffalo account:

Twitter / LauraDaniels961

Yep, pretty boring.

But here’s some celebrity #FirstTweet madness….

1.  Oprah:  “Hi Twitters.  Thank you for a warm welcome.  Feeling really 21st century.”

2.  Lindsay Lohan:  “@SamanthaRonson Fly safe . . . love you.”

3.  Katy Perry:  “Just got into Berlin . . . feeling better thank you, have my Vicks inhaler by my bedside . . . and P.S. I Twitter!  Gah.  Such a follower!”

4.  Justin Bieber:  “Check out my single ‘One Time’ on MySpace and spread the word for me.  Thanks.”

5.  Ellen DeGeneres:  “Tis my first twitt-er.  Or Tweet?  Twit?  Or Tweet?  ‘Twit or Tweet everybody.’  Is this anything?”

6.  Tiger Woods:  “Welcome to my new Twitter page at:”

7.  Neil Patrick Harris:  “My first Tweet, peeps.  I apologize in advance for my slow learning curve.  Nice to (sort of) meet you.  It’s amazing how quickly 140 charac.”

8.  Bill Cosby:  “Have a Tweet time, and I will write Tweet nothings in your ear.”

9.  William Shatner:  “Learning about this fascinating site.”

10.  Stephen Colbert:  “A well-made suit gives you the illusion of a physique.”

11.  Dave Matthews:  “Sitting on my bus at Farm Aid.  Waiting waiting.  Shouldn’t have had that whole burrito.”

12.  Taylor Swift:  “Apologizing to a very needy cat for being gone so long.”

13.  Kourtney Kardashian:  “OMG, what’s going on here??  Trying to get into this.”

14.  David Hasselhoff:  “Just met Dwyane Wade at Alonzo Mourning’s retirement party just by chance.  Turns out he and his grandmother loved ‘Knight Rider’ . . . wow!”

15.  Pink:  “I have officially entered the 20th century.  I mean the 21st.”

16.  Snooki:  “IDK WTF I’m doing..”

17.  Kirstie Alley:  “Hi everybody!!!  Oh my golly, I’m the worst computer person in the world!  But I just learned to Twitter!!!  I’m sitting in my kitchen an”

18.  Billy Ray Cyrus:  “Right now I feel like Neil Armstrong.  I’m takin my first step on Twitter.”

19.  Hugh Hefner:  “Game night with the Girls.  Dominoes, Uno with my babies – Crystal, Karissa, Kristina and Hope, Jayde and Brittany from Playmate House.”

20.  Lorde:  “I think my fingernails are too short to be a member of the Twittersphere.”

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