Twitter Turns 8

Twitter has celebrated eight years of existence. The famous social network has reached an amazing popularity during this period of time, so there is no wonder that eight years after its birth, Twitter still has millions of users. 

To celebrate the eight year of its life, Twitter has decided to get a little bit nostalgic, so the company will allow users to find out what they first posted on the social network. It is quite interesting to discover what your first Twitter post ever said, years after. 

To be able to discover your first Tweet, you need to visit The site has already been accessed by millions of people willing to discover the first words they posted on Twitter. However, you may also discover the first tweets of other people, so you can check out what your friends have said or even what celebrities have posted first on Twitter. 

So, the new app that Twitter developed is as interesting and great as possible. “You can celebrate your #FirstTweet, too. Using this Tweet tool, you can look back to find your very first Tweet — or for that matter, anyone else’s. Just type in your @username, or that of anyone — your best pal, favorite comedian, a star or a president,” the official blog of Twitter said. 

Curious what celebrities posted first? Access the site and you will find out. For example, Barack Obama posted about the Iraq war, advising people to access his site to learn more on how to bring their contribution to the end of this war. On the other hand, Katy Perry posted on the social network before going to a concert in Berlin 

Beyonce was, for instance, a star who later made a profile on this social network. The singer accessed Twitter for the first time in 2012. 

The original tweet was set by the co-founder of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, on March 21, 2006. In 2007, a little more than a year later, the retweet was created by Eric Rice. The first hashtag was used in August 2007, being created by Chris Messina. Throughout time, Twitter has suffered numerous changes, while its popularity has been in continuous growth. 

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