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:
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.