In honour of Twitter's 8th birthday, we're looking back at celebrities' introductory posts - and some of them aren't so pretty.
Do you remember what you wrote for your very first tweet? If you’re like us, you probably have no idea – but you can easily find out.
In honour of Twitter’s 8th birthday, they’ve launched a tool that lets you download your first tweet. Like looking back at your old school pictures, reliving your first tweet can make you feel nostalgic – or a bit embarrassed.
You can also download the first tweets of your favourite celebrities. And while some of them are cute and clever, others are aren’t so pretty. But, hey, the first time is meant to be awkward, right?
We’ve rounded up the most underwhelming introductory tweets. What a waste of 140 characters…
The boring ‘Hey, it’s me!’ tweets:
Naomi Campbell: ‘Here I am, finally on @Twitter. What’s up #NYFW?’
Cheryl Cole: ‘It’s me CC! WHERE MY SOLDIERS AT…….?!!! I can’t believe what my fingers are doing but yes I’m tweeting :-s so here goes…X’
Gwyneth Paltrow: ‘This is my first Tweet!’
Cara Delevingne: ‘@StormModels I have finally sold my soul and joined twitter! Haha.’
Emma Watson: ‘Hi everyone, this is the real me! I won’t be able to tweet often but I just wanted to say hello. Have a great summer, love Emma x.’
Kylie Minogue: ‘Tweet tweet!! It’s official. I’m here!!’
Gary Barlow: Hello everybody. This is my first tweet!
Heidi Klum: ‘Hey Everybody! This is my official Twitter page. Stay tuned for more to come…’
Marc Jacobs: ‘hey everyone. its marc.’
The ‘I don’t really understand’ tweets:
David Cameron: ‘I’m starting Conference with this new Twitter feed about my role as Conservative Leader. I promise there won’t be “too many tweets…”‘
Nicole Richie: ‘I’m now on Twitter!! Be patient with me, I’m learning. And so so sick in bed, so i’ll have plenty of time to figure it all out.’
Demi Moore: ‘trying to figure this twitter deal out!’
Kristin Davis: ‘New to twitter but ready to learn!’
Kim Kardashian: ‘@TeamKardashians OMG your background is FIRE!!!! I want my pics bigger I think, will u help me?’
The ‘I’m taking this status thing literally’ tweets:
Harry Styles: ‘Enjoying my day at home :)’
Hugh Hefner: ‘Game Night with the Girls. Dominoes, Uno with my babies – Crystal, Karissa, Kristina and Hope, Jayde and Brittany from Playmate House. – Hef’
Bruno Mars: ‘In The Studio With Far east Movement.’
Rita Ora: ‘Chillin in london with the LADIES.’
Calvin Harris: ‘In Perth Airport, Australia, in a stinking t-shirt and sweaty jeans trying to start Ting Tings remix and drinking apple juice.’
Jessica Simpson: ‘Okay here I go… first tweet.. .Just had some mexican food with my sis and now I’m on couch with daisy.’
Fearne Cotton: ‘Is trying to get hold of Lily Allen for a radio one interviewing but its proving impossible.’
Mollie King: ‘I’m eating Frankie’s Marks and Spencers chocolate cornflake mini bites at the studio!! Mmm mmm mmm!!!’
And the ‘I’m actually incredibly funny, but I’m not putting in much effort here’ tweets:
Ricky Gervais: ‘Just seeing how this works. I’m hosting the Golden Globes on January 17th – they want me to do a running commentary on Twitter…’
Lena Dunham: ‘This is my first affair! Please be kind.’
Steve Carell: ‘I am in.’
Michael McIntyre: ‘Hello! We’re back. This is now the official home of all things Michael McIntyre on twitter – welcome!’
Russell Brand: ‘i have come to join you pleas be gentle with me as ive been feeling vulnerable… yet implausibly, sexy.’
Seth Rogen: ‘Hello. This is Seth. And… I TWEET!!!’