Twitter Got a Tool to Look up First Tweets for Its Birthday, We’ve Got Some Famous Ones for You
Let the embarrassment commence.
You’re probably going to get a walk down memory lane in your Twitter feed today, because Twitter now has a tool to instantly pull up anyone and everyone’s first tweet for its 8th birthday tomorrow. So, what did some of our favorite Twitter personalities have to say in their first 140 characters?
God’s first tweet starts things off pretty perfectly:
In the beginning, the blue rectangle was formless and empty. And I said, “Let there be text,” and there was text; and I saw that it was gd.
— God (@TheTweetOfGod) October 21, 2010
Our very favorite space robot parody account:
Great… 100,000,000 miles and I’m stuck in a damn crater. Awesome. — SarcasticRover (@SarcasticRover) August 6, 2012
Our favorite astronaut:
http://tinyurl.com/3xyejhw – I am proud and honoured to be given the opportunity to be Canada’s first Commander in space. — Chris Hadfield (@Cmdr_Hadfield) September 2, 2010
Neil deGrasse Tyson and Our Friend Bill Nye were disappointingly enigmatic, and I’m currently fighting the urge to scroll all the way back through their feeds to see if future tweets provided any context:
Cap. — neil tyson (@neil_tyson) March 12, 2011
.. — Bill Nye (@TheScienceGuy) May 6, 2009
Sir Patrick Stewart apparently took some time to work up to lobster costume hilarity levels:
Hi World — Patrick Stewart (@SirPatStew) June 8, 2012
And some of the great people we’ve recommended in our #FollowFridays and more:
Fine, then. I’ll twitter. — John Green (@realjohngreen) December 11, 2008
Working on an issue of Wonder Woman…Bernard Chang draws an unbelievable Hippolyta. — Gail Thorkenstonen (@GailSimone) August 28, 2008
Eating cupcakes and talking about words.
— Peter Sokolowski (@PeterSokolowski) January 29, 2009
And, of course, ourselves:
Geekosystem is live! http://bit.ly/5QTXlu — Geekosystem (@Geekosystem) January 25, 2010
What’s in the box? A clever marketing ploy. //www.themarysue.com/dhl-pranks-ups/
— Carolyn Cox (@cox_caro) February 22, 2014
Joining twitter- hazzah!
— Glen Tickle (@glentickle) March 15, 2009
First Twitter post! Hurrah!
— Victoria McNally (@vqnerdballs) August 20, 2008
And that’s the last time Glen and Victoria agreed on anything. Ever.
(image via screenshot)
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