Final night time (November 17), #RIPTwitter was trending on Twitter as folks stated bye to the platform. Why? Elon Musk’s acquisition of the location and the instability that adopted, particularly the reported mass exodus of workers over the previous few days, has folks pondering Twitter received’t final for much longer.
If this actually is the top, Twitter had a robust run. The social media web site was launched in 2006 and never too lengthy after that, it actually took off and attracted big-time celebrities. So, as this attempting time for Twitter, let’s look again on the first-ever tweets from some musical artists.
Drake’s first tweet was from March 28, 2009, and it reads, “Superb…you bought me.” For reference, he beforehand famous on his MySpace web page that he didn’t intend to ever get on Twitter.
Drake’s first tweet. He had beforehand stated on his MySpace he was by no means going to make a Twitter regardless of so many faux accounts popping up. He lastly gave in again in ‘09 😭 Drakkardnoir days 🥀 pic.twitter.com/hMl9Zh94B2
— Phrase On Highway (@WordOnRd) November 18, 2022
Talking of Canadians, Justin Bieber entered the Twittersphere proper as his profession was about to take off: His first put up directs to his MySpace web page and says, “Take a look at my single ‘ONE TIME’ on my myspace and unfold the phrase for me. Thanks www.myspace.com/justinbieber.”
Take a look at my single “ONE TIME” on my myspace and unfold the phrase for me. Thanks www.myspace.com/justinbieber
— Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) May 12, 2009
Others have been attempting to get a really feel for the place with their first tweets. Alicia Keys wrote in 2009, “It’s formally me, the true AK…attempting to determine the Twitter factor.. Trying ahead to the weekend, gonna be attractive in NY!” In 2010, Lil Wayne wrote, “im tremendous new to this twitter sh*t however wudup tho !……….comply with me biot¢h……….wudup mak……glad bday LO……8 days of freedom..ym.” Carly Rae Jepsen’s first tweet appeared to be styled like an early-era Fb standing replace: “Carly Is lastly on twitter.”
It is formally me, the true AK…attempting to determine the Twitter factor.. Trying ahead to the weekend, gonna be attractive in NY!
— Alicia Keys (@aliciakeys) April 25, 2009
im tremendous new to this twitter shit however wudup tho !……….comply with me biot¢h……….wudup mak……glad bday LO……8 days of freedom..ym
— Lil Wayne WEEZY F (@LilTunechi) February 22, 2010
Carly Is lastly on twitter
— Carly Rae Jepsen (@carlyraejepsen) March 17, 2009
Take a look at another first tweets — from Eminem, Jay-Z, Woman Gaga, Rihanna, Publish Malone, Machine Gun Kelly, Madonna, and others — under.
Welcome to the official Miley Cyrus “Gypsy Coronary heart Tour” twitter web page!!!
— Miley Cyrus (@MileyCyrus) March 30, 2011
op rehearsing for my video simply dance and am now at wmc to carry out on the Armani and nervous information social gathering. However I’m no nervous file! …
— Woman Gaga (@ladygaga) March 27, 2008
that is my new twitter. i am dropping my fucking thoughts
— Billie Joe Armstrong (@billiejoe) January 21, 2011
Hiya everybody! from the One Route boys. x
— One Route (@onedirection) October 30, 2010
Ssup it is P and i’m OTHER. I would wish to ship my first tweet and thank everybody who has supported my imaginative and prescient and endeavors through the years.
— Pharrell Williams (@Pharrell) July 20, 2011
I used to be FINALLY satisfied to get on Twitter! Observe me guys!
— Nicki Minaj (@NICKIMINAJ) April 27, 2009
acquired a thousand followers on fb so we made a twitter, now simply gotta learn how to make use of it
— Disclosure (@disclosure) June 30, 2011
What they do? My first day on TWITER! Im on tour proper now and will likely be in Amarillo, TX tonight! Make certain your there!! – Pit
— Pitbull (@pitbull) April 16, 2009
sitting on my ass in Jakarta
— Goat lord (@deadmau5) March 1, 2009
i used to be simply on Shade 45, (Sirius Radio) WHAT THE FUCK!>? im trippin ballz proper now…
— Mr. Pink (@machinegunkelly) December 9, 2008
Typically I get overwhelmed with what number of methods there are to speak and I panic and take into consideration beginning once more. This occurs typically.
— Tegan and Sara (@teganandsara) February 25, 2009
Simply acquired into Berlin… feeling higher thanks, have my vicks inhaler by my bedside… and P.S. I TWITTTTER! GAH. Such a follower!
— KATY PERRY (@katyperry) February 21, 2009
Some artists lined listed here are Warner Music artists. Uproxx is an impartial subsidiary of Warner Music Group.