Remember your first tweet?
Last week we documented how a new update from Topsy made it really easy for anyone to find their very-first tweets that they wrote on Twitter and, as you would expect, for most of us, they’re pretty lame.
But what about Twitter’s elite? Surely their first tweets were absolutely amazing? What an opportunity to shine!
We’ll let you be the judge, but here are 20 first tweets from Twitter’s rich and famous, presented in chronological order.
Reality TV star Anna Nicole Smith dies at 39 http://tinyurl.com/3dm4p5
— CNN (@CNN) February 9, 2007
Rogers has surgery to remove clot, repair arte – http://tinyurl.com/22vpfp
— ESPN (@espn) March 30, 2007
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
The New York Times
Without Health Benefits, a Good Life Turns Fragile http://shurl.org/bVmbZ
— The New York Times (@nytimes) March 5, 2007
working on iphones via 'hahlo' and 'pocket tweets' – fun!
— Twitter (@twitter) July 11, 2007
Hello my filthy , fabulous, dirty rich, fame lovers. I'm in Miami right now, just had a crazy week/ day preparing for winter music confe …
— Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) March 27, 2008
[Facebook Blog] Make Your Voice Heard: Vote!: Technology is giving more and more people a.. http://tinyurl.com/44fr5z
— Facebook (@facebook) September 26, 2008
Ginger or Mary Ann? http://www.ginger-or-mary-ann.com
— MTV (@MTV) September 15, 2008
Hello Twitterers. I'm About to fly to Africa for a new project and will be tweeting whilst I'm filming.
— Stephen Fry (@stephenfry) October 9, 2008
Welcome to Britney Spears' Twitter! Follow the latest in Britney news and get updates straight from Britney and her entourage.
— Britney Spears (@britneyspears) October 10, 2008
— Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) October 25, 2008
dropping my first tweet
— ashton kutcher (@aplusk) January 16, 2009
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
I'm 01100110 01100101 01100101 01101100 01101001 01101110 01100111 00100000 01101100 01110101 01100011 01101011 01111001 00001010
— A Googler (@google) February 26, 2009
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
The Wait Is Ova. Nov 23 09
— Rihanna (@rihanna) October 13, 2009
Find out what inspired MS HW designers @ ICFF in NYC, featuring new trends from top intl designers/furniture makers. http://bit.ly/c9d4GJ
— Microsoft (@Microsoft) June 4, 2010
Hello there. We're just setting up our twttr.
— Instagram (@instagram) August 19, 2010
Hello everyone! from the One Direction boys. x
— One Direction (@onedirection) October 30, 2010
It's official, I know it's taken a while. It's really me! We're live in 10 minutes. I'll keep you posted. Lots of love #iamsimon
— Simon Cowell (@SimonCowell) November 17, 2011