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Happy Birthday! Twitter turns eight

Twitter is using its 8th birthday to help users discover their first tweets.
/ Source: Count On News 2

Twitter is using its 8th birthday to help users discover their first tweets.

Twitter launched a website called first-tweets.com, allowing users to search their own account or other accounts to find their first tweet. Users are also encourage to use the hashtag #FirstTweet.

Below is @WCBD first tweet in 2008:



Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey tweeted on March 21, 2006, which happened to be the first tweet ever published. "Just setting up my twtr," Dorsey wrote eight years ago.

Twitter has grown quickly in the last eight years, morphing from a simple social network to a public company, making its debut on the New York Stock Exchange late last year. As of last month, Twitter boasted more than 240 million monthly active users.