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Celebrate Twitter's 8th birthday with tool to find your first tweet

Celebrate #ThrowbackThursday this week by looking up your first tweet, thanks to a new tool by Twitter.

The San Francisco microblogging social network this week turns 8 years old, and to celebrate, it launched, a website that makes it easy for users to quickly find their very first tweet. 

"Using this Tweet tool, you can look back to find your very first Tweet -- or for that matter, anyone else’s," Twitter said in a blog post. "Just type in your @username, or that of anyone -- your best pal, favorite comedian, a star or a president."

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Twitter users send countless tweets every day, so finding older tweets can be a trying task. Users can look up their entire Twitter history by downloading their archive, but for those who are only curious about their first tweet, is an easier way to dig up their past.

Besides creating, Twitter also highlighted some of their favorite first tweets and included them in their blog post. Among the highlights are:

just setting up my twttr

— Jack Dorsey (@jack) March 21, 2006

I JUST got a super cool new app called Twitter. Twelloooo!!!

— Cameron (@CameronDiaz) November 8, 2013

My first tweet, peeps. I apologize in advance for my slow learning curve. Nice to (sort of) meet you. It's amazing how quickly 140 charac

— Neil Patrick Harris (@ActuallyNPH) November 16, 2009

Tis my first twitt-er. Or tweet? Twit? Or tweet? "Twit or tweet everybody." Is this anything?

Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) March 10, 2009


Oprah Winfrey (@Oprah) April 17, 2009


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