How To View The First Tweets From 2006

Have you ever wondered what the first year on Twitter looked like? Well, now you can see for yourself using Old Tweets!

So let’s turn back the clock and check it out.

When you first log on to Old Tweets, you’d likely mumble under breath and curse me for wasting your time (if you didn’t read this whole post), because this is what it looks like:

Yep, that’s whole screen.

So what the hoo-ha can you do with THAT?

Well, as you can see (or maybe you can’t if the writing is too small), you can look up old tweets with folks’ usernames!

What’s that? You don’t know who was even on Twitter in 2006, so you wouldn’t know who to look up? Fortunately, as we mentioned in this post detailing the oldest Twitter users, you can find these people by checking out this page on Listorious.

Gizmodo was able to come up with some of the worst tweets from that first year, including these:

But we bet there are many more undiscovered gems out there. Jack Dorsey’s Twitter, for instance, is always a safe bet:

So check it out and let us know what you find!

(Clock image from Shutterstock)

@MaryCLong Mary C. Long is Chief Ghost at Digital Media Ghost. She writes about everything online and is published widely, with a focus on privacy concerns, specifically social sabotage.