What was the first ever tweet?

Fifteen years ago Jack Dorsey typed out a banal message — “just setting up my twttr” — which became the first-ever tweet, launching a global platform that has become a controversial and dominant force in civil society.

What is the oldest tweet ever?

Twitter founder Jack Dorsey’s first ever tweet has been sold for the equivalent of $2.9m (£2.1m) to a Malaysia-based businessman. The tweet, which said “just setting up my twttr,” was first published on March 21, 2006 and was auctioned off by Mr Dorsey for charity.

Who owns the first tweet?

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has sold his first-ever tweet for $2.9 million dollars as an non-fungible token, or NFT, on Monday. The tweet, published on March 21, 2006, simply said: “just setting up my twttr.” The first offer was made on December 15 and the bidding ended on March 21.

What was the first account on Twitter?

Jack Dorsey may only be 34, but he’s the oldest Twitter user. His now-famous tweet was the first, ever, to be sent via SMS into the Twitterverse. Aside from Ev Williams and Biz Stone, the other two Twitter co-founders, who is part of that first batch of Twitter users?

Who founded Twitter?

He holds 10 patents related to natural language processing. Jack Dorsey co-founded Twitter Inc. in 2006, and returned as CEO between September 2015 to November 2021.

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Who first tweeted?

The first tweet was posted by Jack Dorsey (creator) at 12:50 PM PST on March 21, 2006, and read “just setting up my twttr”. In 2009, the first tweet was sent from space.

Where is Noah Glass?

Today, Noah Glass lives in San Francisco with his family. He’s currently working on “projects that could be something big if they get fleshed out,” he told Business Insider.

What was the first tweet sold for?

The buyer of Twitter’s first ever tweet by its founder Jack Dorsey for $2.9m (£2.1m) sees it as a wise investment. “It’s a piece of human history in the form of a digital asset. Who knows what will be the price of the first tweet of human history 50 years from now,” Malaysia-based Sina Estavi said.

When did Twitter first start?

Instead, the special mention goes to web developer Jonathan Markwell, who can proudly claim (as he does) to be Britain’s first Twitterer, having been on the service since July 12 2006, as user No. 51. (Update: Rod Begbie points out that he was Twitter user 76, “born and raised in Scotland”. So, first Scot.

When did Twitter come out?

Full timeline

Year Month and date Event type
2006 March 21 Creation
2006 July 15 Media coverage
2006 August 3 Usage
2006 September Userbase