Remember Your First Tweet? No? This Tool Does

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Remember Your First Tweet? No? This Tool Does
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To celebrate its 8th–yes, 8th!–birthday this month, Twitter released a new tool that goes back in time to retrieve your first tweet. Run and hide!


Many of them are, well… we’ll let you decide. Here are a few from the Fast Company team:

Others were a bit ahead of the curve:

(Note: context.)

A few of these first tweets speak to the initial confusion many of us experienced when joining Twitter. What is this? What do I do with it? Do I tell people where I am? Is it like a Facebook status update? This problem still exists for new users, a problem that’s prompted the company to consider getting rid of some of its tweetspeak, like @ mentions and hashtags.

That said: What was your first tweet? Were you confused too? Ahead of the game? Try the tool yourself, and let us know down below.

About the author

Chris is a staff writer at Fast Company, where he covers business and tech. He has also written for The Week, TIME, Men's Journal, The Atlantic, and more.