Happy Birthday Twitter

A decade ago today @Jack made history by sending the first tweet. Like so many Twitter newbies to come it seems the creator of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, wasn't really sure what to say in that all important #firsttweet. 

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He's not alone... It seems so many people have buckled under the pressure of what to say in that first tweet. My first tweet was hardly inspiring - but it does reflect a recent study that shows Australians are the happiest tweeters on earth.

Looking at my first tweet I wonder, Who Cares? The answer? No-one. 

Looking at my first tweet I wonder, Who Cares? The answer? No-one. 

There are some Australians who still #lovetwitter. They're mainly journalists and politicians who use it to make announcements and break news. 

Here's how they started on Twitter.

Malcolm Turnbull's first tweet perfectly captures how we used to talk on Facebook.

Malcolm Turnbull's first tweet perfectly captures how we used to talk on Facebook.

He may have been late to the Twitter party, but the Today Show host's account has always been 110% Karl.

He may have been late to the Twitter party, but the Today Show host's account has always been 110% Karl.

If you kept watching this space, you saw Wyatt Roy turn 20 and then become the youngest person ever to be elected to an Australian Parliament. 

If you kept watching this space, you saw Wyatt Roy turn 20 and then become the youngest person ever to be elected to an Australian Parliament. 

Julia took the plunge into a murky world of Twitter trolling and attacks. 

Julia took the plunge into a murky world of Twitter trolling and attacks. 

NOOOOOOOOOOO!!!! 

NOOOOOOOOOOO!!!! 

Brisbane radio host and twitter champion Spencer Howson shared a #firstworldproblem

Brisbane radio host and twitter champion Spencer Howson shared a #firstworldproblem

Not exactly the political commentary Ms Bourke has become famous for...

Not exactly the political commentary Ms Bourke has become famous for...

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Want to see more #firsttweets? You can find anyone's first tweet here.