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    British Celebrities' First Tweets, Ranked From Worst To Best

    "I'm now a Twit."

    32. Self-hashtagging your first tweet. No.

    It's official, I know it's taken a while. It's really me! We're live in 10 minutes. I'll keep you posted. Lots of love #iamsimon

    Simon Cowell@SimonCowell

    It's official, I know it's taken a while. It's really me! We're live in 10 minutes. I'll keep you posted. Lots of love #iamsimon

    12:50 AM - 17 Nov 11ReplyRetweetFavorite

    31. That's not really how Twitter works Jamie.

    Hi guys, i've change my username to jamieoliver, please update your bookmarks to http://www.twitter.com/jamieoliver - Nice one xxx

    Jamie Oliver@jamie_oliver

    Hi guys, i've change my username to jamieoliver, please update your bookmarks to http://www.twitter.com/jamieoliver - Nice one xxx

    04:50 PM - 5 Apr 11ReplyRetweetFavorite

    30. Not even a humble brag.

    I'm loving having a number 1 album in the UK!

    29. 140 characters fail.

    Finally got twitter, still not on facebook but I thought I'd c wat dis twitter things all about so all u fake tuli (cont) http://tl.gd/6021d

    Tulisa Contostavlos@officialtulisa

    Finally got twitter, still not on facebook but I thought I'd c wat dis twitter things all about so all u fake tuli (cont) http://tl.gd/6021d

    12:43 AM - 30 Jan 10ReplyRetweetFavorite

    28. "Look at me"

    Just seeing how this works. I'm hosting the Golden Globes on January 17th - they want me to do a running commentary on Twitter...

    Ricky Gervais@rickygervais

    Just seeing how this works. I'm hosting the Golden Globes on January 17th - they want me to do a running commentary on Twitter...

    04:32 PM - 14 Dec 09ReplyRetweetFavorite

    27. To the point.

    26. Correct.

    25. Can't be faulted for accuracy.

    BREAKING NEWS: I'm now a Twit. Official.

    24. Functional.

    Hello Twitterers. I'm About to fly to Africa for a new project and will be tweeting whilst I'm filming.

    Stephen Fry@stephenfry

    Hello Twitterers. I'm About to fly to Africa for a new project and will be tweeting whilst I'm filming.

    01:32 PM - 9 Oct 08ReplyRetweetFavorite

    23. Aspirational.

    Considering running a marathon next year.

    22. Worrying about imposters was a big thing.

    ATTN @ADavidMitchell is an imposter. This is me. Others will verify.

    David Mitchell@RealDMitchell

    ATTN @ADavidMitchell is an imposter. This is me. Others will verify.

    02:06 AM - 12 Jan 09ReplyRetweetFavorite

    21. A really...

    @RobertWebb72 The Party's over and you're busted. I've let Twitter know that you're an impersonator ps I live in a basement flat - tyles?

    Robert Webb@arobertwebb

    @RobertWebb72 The Party's over and you're busted. I've let Twitter know that you're an impersonator ps I live in a basement flat - tyles?

    04:45 PM - 18 Mar 09ReplyRetweetFavorite

    20. ...big...

    Setting up my account and trying to work out who the hell 'Chris Moyles' and 'Chris Moyles Show' are cos they are NOT THE REAL ME, I AM!

    Chris Moyles@CHRISDJMOYLES

    Setting up my account and trying to work out who the hell 'Chris Moyles' and 'Chris Moyles Show' are cos they are NOT THE REAL ME, I AM!

    04:42 PM - 3 Feb 09ReplyRetweetFavorite

    19. ...thing.

    I am now really on Twitter. Someone was pretending to be me but I am me. I'll update a photo later to confirm. Eddie in N7 at the moment

    Eddie Izzard@eddieizzard

    I am now really on Twitter. Someone was pretending to be me but I am me. I'll update a photo later to confirm. Eddie in N7 at the moment

    10:49 AM - 16 Mar 09ReplyRetweetFavorite

    18. Inaccurate.

    I have been bullied into joining Twitter. Let's see how long this lasts. I reckon 8 days.

    Charlie Brooker@charltonbrooker

    I have been bullied into joining Twitter. Let's see how long this lasts. I reckon 8 days.

    01:51 PM - 23 Jan 09ReplyRetweetFavorite

    17. Very Guardian.

    is northern line working? or do i use my davos snow grips (never used?)

    alan rusbridger@arusbridger

    is northern line working? or do i use my davos snow grips (never used?)

    08:16 AM - 2 Feb 09ReplyRetweetFavorite

    16. We all were.

    15. Strong tweet.

    14. Keep us updated.

    13. ALLCAPSY

    IM IN LA MAKING MY DEBUT ALBUM :-)

    12. Good self-affirmation.

    Wondering why I'm eating weight watchers chocolate.... I'm not fat!

    Phillip Schofield@Schofe

    Wondering why I'm eating weight watchers chocolate.... I'm not fat!

    09:06 PM - 13 Jan 09ReplyRetweetFavorite

    11. very example. such excited. much tweet. wow.

    I have just joined twitter. Wow

    10. The man who invented the web was confused by Twitter's user interface.

    Ooops confusing user interfxce. And no phones on on stage with radiomikes.

    Tim Berners-Lee@timberners_lee

    Ooops confusing user interfxce. And no phones on on stage with radiomikes.

    12:28 AM - 23 Oct 09ReplyRetweetFavorite

    9. Brand, staying on brand.

    i have come to join you pleas be gentle with me as ive been feeling vulnerable... yet implausibly, sexy

    Russell Brand@rustyrockets

    i have come to join you pleas be gentle with me as ive been feeling vulnerable... yet implausibly, sexy

    10:36 PM - 26 Jan 09ReplyRetweetFavorite

    8. "It will only get worse but at the moment it’s bearable" is a pretty good summary of Twitter, tbh.

    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.

    Richard Branson@richardbranson

    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.

    07:23 PM - 22 Oct 08ReplyRetweetFavorite

    7. Good anecdote.

    Cheltenham Science Fest: intro'd @Bengoldacre to Vorderman. Later told, "the one person Carol doesn't want to meet today is Ben Goldacre".

    Dara Ó Briain@daraobriain

    Cheltenham Science Fest: intro'd @Bengoldacre to Vorderman. Later told, "the one person Carol doesn't want to meet today is Ben Goldacre".

    12:37 AM - 8 Jun 09ReplyRetweetFavorite

    6. Solid joke.

    I've just had my Twitter birthday. I'm 0 today!

    5. <3

    @justinbieber .i gota tlk to you man..really..in private.. u got mail i can write to

    Niall Horan@NiallOfficial

    @justinbieber .i gota tlk to you man..really..in private.. u got mail i can write to

    01:04 AM - 17 Jan 10ReplyRetweetFavorite

    4. Nailed it.

    losing more of my social capabilities thanks to ANOTHER online community.

    Professor Green@professorgreen

    losing more of my social capabilities thanks to ANOTHER online community.

    06:25 PM - 23 Jan 09ReplyRetweetFavorite

    3. Powerful.

    Opening my very own Twitter to stop another bastard from doing it. So fuck off &amp; don&#39;t expect to hear from me any time soon. Love Rik x

    Rik Mayall@rikmayall

    Opening my very own Twitter to stop another bastard from doing it. So fuck off & don't expect to hear from me any time soon. Love Rik x

    04:10 PM - 13 Apr 10ReplyRetweetFavorite

    2. Glamorous.

    1. Unimprovable.

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