The 19 Most Epic Tweets Ever Tweeted

Thanks, Obama!

1. That time a plane landed in the Hudson river.

2. The guy who accidentally live-tweeted the JSOC raid on Osama Bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan.

3. The guy who broke this bit of news.

4. The time “Twttr” co-founder Jack Dorsey sent the first tweet.

5. This tweet after the largest democratic election in history.

India has won! भारत की विजय। अच्छे दिन आने वाले हैं।

— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi)

6. The time the CIA joined Twitter.

We can neither confirm nor deny that this is our first tweet.

— CIA (@CIA)

7. And that time Wikileaks pwned the CIA.

Thank you for the @Twitter welcome! We look forward to sharing great #unclassified content with you.

— CIA (@CIA)

@CIA We look forward to sharing great classified info about you More:

— WikiLeaks (@wikileaks)

8. That time this carefully orchestrated PR stunt became the most retweeted tweet of all time.

If only Bradley's arm was longer. Best photo ever. #oscars

— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow)

9. This tiny tweet that used to hold the record.

Four more years.

— Barack Obama (@BarackObama)

10. The times Brian Acton tweeted about being turned down by both Facebook and Twitter. 5 years later Acton sold Whatsapp to Facebook for $19 Billion.

Facebook turned me down. It was a great opportunity to connect with some fantastic people. Looking forward to life's next adventure.

— Brian Acton (@brianacton)

Got denied by Twitter HQ. That's ok. Would have been a long commute.

— Brian Acton (@brianacton)

11. That time the Phoenix team found water on Mars.

Are you ready to celebrate? Well, get ready: We have ICE!!!!! Yes, ICE, *WATER ICE* on Mars! w00t!!! Best day ever!!

— MarsPhoenix (@MarsPhoenix)

12. That time an astronaut sent the first tweet from space.

Hello Twitterverse! We r now LIVE tweeting from the International Space Station -- the 1st live tweet from Space! :) More soon, send your ?s

— TJ Creamer (@Astro_TJ)

13. That time the curiosity rover landed on Mars and got sassy.

I'm safely on the surface of Mars. GALE CRATER I AM IN YOU!!! #MSL

— Curiosity Rover (@MarsCuriosity)

14. That time we fell really in love for real with Commander Chris Hadfield.

@Cmdr_Hadfield Are you tweeting from space? MBB

— William Shatner (@WilliamShatner)

@WilliamShatner Yes, Standard Orbit, Captain. And we're detecting signs of life on the surface.

— Chris Hadfield (@Cmdr_Hadfield)

15. That time a climber sent the first tweet from the summit of Everest. (Larsen’s tweet was the first, not this one by Kenton Cool, as many believe.

Everest summit! -Sent with @DeLormeGPS Earthmate PN-60w

— Eric Larsen (@ELexplore)

16. That time a student tweeted about being arrested in Egypt, which led to his release after friends raised the alarm.


— James Buck (@jamesbuck)

17. That time Lance Armstrong played Cards Against Humanity.

Just another night of playing Cards Against Humanity...

— Lance Armstrong (@lancearmstrong)

18. One of several hundered times we fell in love with Anna Kendrick.

Ugh - NEVER going to a Ryan Gosling movie in a theater again. Apparently masturbating in the back row is still considered "inappropriate"

— Anna Kendrick (@AnnaKendrick47)

19. And finally not the real George RR Martin, but pretty epic nonetheless…

I don't know why I wasn't invited, I'm great at weddings... @KimKardashian @kanyewest

— George RR Martin (@GeorgeRRMartin_)

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