Twitter turns eight years old (where does the time go?) today, and the social media company celebrated its anniversary by releasing a new tool that allows its users to find their first tweet.
Yeah, mine, penned by a former editor, isn’t that exciting.
Welcome to the Boston Sports Blog twittering!
— Eric Wilbur (@GlobeEricWilbur) March 4, 2009
It’s interesting to note some of the initial ways that some Boston athletes found Twitter for the first time though. Here’s a roundup of some of the most notable:
l day and playing with my daughter prianna has anyone seen that movie Pineapple express think I may put that on let me no peace
— Paul Pierce (@paulpierce34) March 28, 2009
Hello where the he'll is everbody!!
— Chad Johnson (@ochocinco) May 16, 2009
I really want my first tweet to be about something important. A monumental statement that sums up my beliefs about the world. I believe th
— Andrew Ference (@Ferknuckle) May 21, 2012
on the way to the field doesnt get better then Red Sox-Yankees
— David Ortiz (@davidortiz) April 24, 2009
Just got Connected. Tell your friends. Julian Edelman is online!!! GO PATS!!!
— Julian Edelman (@Edelman11) March 26, 2011
orlando his hot has hell!!!!!
— Glen Davis (@iambigbaby11) May 17, 2010
Nature boy pic.twitter.com/ChXUiKTQ
— Dustin Pedroia (@15Lasershow) February 19, 2013
Day 1 on Twitter.
— Aaron Hernandez (@AaronHernandez) December 19, 2011
Red Sox Adrian Gonzalez real twitter account. 1st time opening account. Hoping to have lots of fun with twitter. God Bless
— Adrian Gonzalez (@AdrianTitan23) February 18, 2012
Check out Verizon's NFL Mobile app – live draft video, alerts, player profiles and draft analysis– it's all you need!!!
— Rob Gronkowski (@RobGronkowski) April 21, 2010
I am riding on a bus from Omiya to play the Seibu Lions in Tachikawa.
— Bobby Valentine (@BobbyValentine) April 24, 2009
At Fenway on a spectacular day, leading the Mets 12 to 5. How about Nick Green, Kotteras and Youk!
— John W. Henry (@John_W_Henry) May 24, 2009
— Brad Marchand (@Bmarch63) January 31, 2014
Back on Twitter.. It has been a while #howdoesthisthingwork
— Torey Krug (@ToreyKrug) January 27, 2013
— Pedro Martinez (@45PedroMartinez) June 26, 2013
Wanna see shaq uncut go to shaqtube.tv and just check out some of the funniest shaq videos and bloopers ever to hit the internet. …
— SHAQ (@SHAQ) November 18, 2008
im on one
— BrandonSpikes51 (@BrandonSpikes51) June 28, 2011
@elebenn yes believe it!!! cant wait
— Mike Napoli (@MikeNapoli25) November 8, 2011
— Tim Wakefield (@TimWakefield49) October 24, 2013
— Felix Doubront (@theRealDubi22) August 8, 2013
Hey this is josh beckett Just set this up to say thanks to the great fans of #redsox nation I enjoyed the good times we had
— Josh Beckett (@beck19bb) August 25, 2012
— Jon Lester (@JLester31) March 31, 2011