March 21, 2014, 12:04 PM — Mashable has a very cool animation highlighting the history of Twitter, which recently celebrated its eighth birthday.
You might even learn something - like, for example, the name of the blue Twitter bird in its logo:
Mashable also has a Top 10 list video featuring the 10 most-followed Twitter Accounts. Sadly, @shawkeith isn't on the list. But with your help, maybe I can crack the top 10 million!
And if you're interested in trying to remember what your first Tweet was, check out this site. Topsy provides you with a quick way of discovering your first tweet - in the search bar, just type in from:username (your username, without the @ symbol), then click the "All Time" tab and reverse the Sort by bar dropdown to say "Oldest".
Here's my first tweet:
Waiting for a flight to NYC
— Keith Shaw (@shawkeith) April 22, 2008
Man, I was exciting. Glad I made that flight.
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