Happy Birthday Twitter! See President Obama, Oprah, Queen Latifah's First Tweets

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Twitter is celebrating its 8th birthday by letting users find anyone's first tweet.

Yolanda Sangweni Mar, 21, 2014

Twitter is celebrating its 8th birthday by letting users find anyone’s first tweet. Here’s how a few of our favorite people started their Twitter life. 

Thinking we’re only one signature away from ending the war in Iraq. Learn more at http://www.barackobama.com

— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) April 29, 2007




— Oprah Winfrey (@Oprah) April 17, 2009



What’s Happening Twitterland, The Diva Is Here!

— Queen Latifah (@QueenLatifah) July 2, 2009



Hey, just landed in Boca Roton. Weather is beautiful. Thinking of flying to Atl to hang with my homegirl Keisha. And her husband.

— Mary J. Blige (@maryjblige) July 11, 2009



Hey World, It’s B! I’m so excited to invite you to my new http://t.co/fZxlrtAh – we’ve been working hard, and it’s finally ready for you XO

— Beyoncé Knowles (@Beyonce) April 5, 2012



I have finally joined The Twitter Fam and this time it’s the Real me Taraji P. Henson live and in the house!!! What up twitter land?

— Taraji P. Henson (@TherealTaraji) October 22, 2009



I’m performing at the ontario Improv tonight and tomorrow, 7pm and 9pm tonight and 8pm tomorrow! It’s in ontario california fyi lol

— Kevin Hart (@KevinHart4real) March 7, 2009



HELLO WORLD! Finally 🙂 sorry it took me so long to join the twitterworld and 4 all the imposters.

— Gabrielle Union (@itsgabrielleu) February 24, 2011



Ima try it out!! But I hope there is NO foolishness kids!!

— TAMAR BRAXTON (@TamarBraxtonHer) November 20, 2010



has become a twitter victim due to popular demand

— solange knowles (@solangeknowles) December 26, 2008



What was your first tweet?