Twitter's Jack Dorsey makes history with this first Tweet.
2010 is proving to be a great year for Twitter. The darling of social networking celebrated its fourth birthday yesterday, having hit a remarkable 50 million Tweets a day milestone in February, with the 10 billionth Tweet sent on March 5.
@ev: OH: "If I had to date myself, I'd put a gun in my mouth."
@biz: "A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song."
Dorsey likely did not realized the extent to which Twitter would become so engrained in people's daily lives when he made history with this banal first Tweet back on March 21, 2006: "just setting up my twttr."
But he certainly does now. Think if Dorsey had launched Twitter with this inifinitely more prophetic Tweet sent on Feb. 8, 2010: "One could change the world with one hundred and forty characters."
Twitter birthday wishes
Among the more notable reactions from well-wishers:
"Happy B-day Twitty. May you get past 140."
"Only four years old and look at you. I wonder what you will be like when you have grown up."
"While initially cynical about the benefits of the tool, once I 'got it', I was hooked. Now if only it could do my laundry..."
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