To mark its 8th anniversary, Twitter allows you to discover your #FirstTweet, or that of anyone who has ever had an account on the microblogging site. Here’s a look back at some of our favorite celebrities’ first posts. It’s been a crazy eight years, Twitter.
Just got into Berlin… feeling better thank you, have my vicks inhaler by my bedside… and P.S. I TWITTTTER! GAH. Such a follower!
— Katy Perry (@katyperry) February 21, 2009
Hello World, the Real King James is in the Building "Finally". My Brother @oneandonlycp3 gas'd me up to jump on board so I'm here. Haaaa
— LeBron James (@KingJames) July 6, 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
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
"The more the world shrinks because of electronic communications, the more limitless becomes the province of the storytelling entertainer."
— Disney (@Disney) December 5, 2010
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
dropping my first tweet
— ashton kutcher (@aplusk) January 16, 2009
Without Health Benefits, a Good Life Turns Fragile http://shurl.org/bVmbZ
— The New York Times (@nytimes) March 5, 2007
Reality TV star Anna Nicole Smith dies at 39 http://tinyurl.com/3dm4p5
— CNN (@CNN) February 9, 2007
Finished performing in Virginia Beach. Next stop – Camden, NJ
— Pearl Jam (@PearlJam) June 18, 2008
NEW SONG AND VISUAL FROM MY NEW ALBUM BEING PROJECTED TONIGHT ACROSS THE GLOBE ON 66 BUILDINGS, LOCATIONS @ http://t.co/7BZwfPawwZ
— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) May 18, 2013
#indecision Sarah Palin Accepts the Surrender of David Letterman: Thank God! Sarah-Palin's-14-Ye.. http://bit.ly/9bu0j
— Comedy Central (@ComedyCentral) June 17, 2009
Looking at the aftermath of Hurricane Ike – completely took out the Hooters of Galveston – all that is left are pieces of the roof.
— Hooters (@Hooters) September 15, 2008
Amy's new record label, Lioness Records, launches today – http://bit.ly/awdotcom
— Amy Winehouse (@amywinehouse) September 21, 2009
sitting at my computer in my house
— Patrick Stewart (@PatrickStewart) January 24, 2008
"I didn't live to be 73 years old so I could eat kale. Don't fix me your breakfast and pretend you're fixing mine."
— Justin (@shitmydadsays) August 3, 2009
Rogers has surgery to remove clot, repair arte – http://tinyurl.com/22vpfp
— ESPN (@espn) March 30, 2007
Torturing Bothans and having a good time doing it!
— Darth Vader (@darthvader) January 9, 2007
Today I interviewed a squirrel in my backyard and then threw to commercial. Somebody help me.
— Conan O'Brien (@ConanOBrien) February 24, 2010
Is this thing on?
— Zach Braff (@zachbraff) March 1, 2011
I'm 01100110 01100101 01100101 01101100 01101001 01101110 01100111 00100000 01101100 01110101 01100011 01101011 01111001 00001010
— A Googler (@google) February 26, 2009
apologizing to a very needy cat for being gone so long.
— Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) December 6, 2008
HI TWITTERS . THANK YOU FOR A WARM WELCOME. FEELING REALLY 21st CENTURY .
— Oprah Winfrey (@Oprah) April 17, 2009
— Ron Paul (@RonPaul) April 26, 2011
I ain't afraid of no ghosts
— Bill Murray (@BillMurray) August 8, 2009
Hey World, It's B! I'm so excited to invite you to my new http://t.co/fZxlrtAh – we've been working hard, and it's finally ready for you XO
— Beyoncé Knowles (@Beyonce) April 5, 2012
been sitting here for 30 minutes trying to figure out a clever first tweet. still thinking…
— Tyra Banks (@tyrabanks) July 17, 2009
— Charlie Sheen (@charliesheen) March 1, 2011
just setting up my twttr
— Ev Williams (@ev) March 21, 2006
Hey guys it's Kim Kardashian! I finally signed up for Twitter! There are a few fakes so just know this is the real me!!!
— Kim Kardashian (@KimKardashian) March 21, 2009
EL: Hi everybody! It’s Elmo! Coming to you from Twitter!! YEAH, baby!
— Sesame Street (@sesamestreet) November 3, 2009