It’s been six years since Twitter founder Jack Dorsey posted his first tweet to microblogging site, paving the way for what has quickly become a cultural phenomenon.
“Just setting up my twttr,” he said.
Since then, the site has exploded in popularity and played a pivotal role in documenting — and sometimes creating — current events and culture. Twitter.com attracted more than 178 million unique visitors across the globe in February, according to online measurement firm comScore.
Below is a selection of some of the most noteworthy tweets from Twitter history.
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Twitter founder Jack Dorsey, @jack, made his first public tweet March 21, 2006.
Celebrities reading mean tweets about themselves