The First Tweets Of British Celebrities
Breaking: almost everybody's first tweet was a bit awkward.
It's now possible to search Twitter's archives, using Topsy. This means you can do fun things like finding out what people's first ever tweets were - here's how:
Obviously, the first thing we thought of doing with this was finding out what some famous British Twitterers said the first time they tweeted.
Caitlin Moran began on an aspirational note.
Simon Cowell was so impressed with the fact that he is Simon Cowell that he made it into a hashtag.
Then he said this, which is adorable.
JESSIE J WAS VERY ALLCAPSY
Professor Green was pessimistic about what Twitter held for him. Example, meanwhile, was simply stunned by what he'd just done.
Lucy from TOWIE seemed to believe she was corresponding directly with Twitter, the company.
But the best first tweet? John Cleese. Unimprovable.
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