Twitter Timeline

2006

The First Tweet



The first tweet was posted by co-founder of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, and it said "just setting up my twttr"

2007

The Twitter Hashtag



The # (hashtag) was first proposed by actor Chris Messina in a tweet, which was then incorporated into the tweets as a way to trend a particular topic.

2009

Twitter in Spanish



Twitter was launched in Spanish in 2009. 3 years later, it introduced 4 more languages with the help of 17,000 volunteers world-wide. As of today, twitter is available in 28 different languages

2010

The First Tweet from Outerspace



The first tweet from outer space was made by a NASA Astronaut, T.J. Creamer from the International Space Station. Check out the links below to see what the first tweet from outerspace read, and also the first tweets of a few Famous Personalities!

2011

Most retweeted tweet



A tweet by One Direction's Louis Tomlinson to his bandmate Harry Styles has now become the second most-retweeted tweet in Twitter's history with 1 million retweets, despite being posted more than three years ago. The first most-retweeted tweet was the Oscar selfie posted by Ellen Degeneres during the Academy Awards on 3 March 2014, with over 3 million retweets.

2012

Milestones in Twitter History



To know more about the different milestones in Twitter's history, check out the official Twitter page on Facebook by clicking on the link below.