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Was Your First Tweet Awkward or Awesome?

The social-media giant is celebrating its birthday and is inviting everyone to look back and see their very first tweet.
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Happy birthday, Twitter. The popular social network is turning eight years old. And the company is encouraging everyone on Twitter to take a look back at their very first tweet -- or anyone else’s, for that matter.

Ready? You can see your own first tweet by clicking here. Twitter encourages everyone to share your inaugural tweet with hashtag #FirstTweet.

In the meantime, take a stroll down memory lane with some first tweets with a few people of note: 

It's cold and will only get worse but at the moment it's bearable. Holly and Sam are coping well as are the rest of the crew.

October 22, 2008

@ooontz I knew you'd be under ditka

February 13, 2009

test Mark Cuban

September 10, 2008

I'm 01100110 01100101 01100101 01101100 01101001 01101110 01100111 00100000 01101100 01110101 01100011 01101011 01111001 00001010

February 26, 2009

enjoying a house where everyone else is sleeping

March 22, 2009

just setting up my twttr

March 21, 2006