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Who Tweeted About It First? A Peek At Twitter’s Early Archives

Who tweeted about twerking first? A new Twitter archive search opens up the site’s earliest history. Here are a few of the most interesting firsts.

3. The birth of #tcot:

6. And crowdfunding:

8. First mention of Black Twitter:

10. And the first selfie:

12. The first (and saddest) meme:

13. Mad Men:

16. The iPad’s first mention came nearly three years before its arrival in stores.

18. Same with twerking.

20. Barack Obama, before becoming a household name.

Which is linked to an amazing 2008 blog post. “Remember where you heard it from first; Justin Bieber is going to be MAJOR!”

26. And a few things that remind us nothing has changed since 2006:

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