Twitter time machine: What the first 30 tweets looked like

A little over six years ago, an idea that started out on a scrap of exam pad became reality. Twitter was born, its creators probably unaware that earth changing events would soon come to us in 140 character-sized chunks.

In fact, judging by the messages Jack Dorsey, Evan Williams, Biz Stone and company sent out, they had absolutely no idea. If you saw their tweets today, you’d probably judge them for being so banal. The only one to show any kind of prescience is Dom Sagolla when he says, “oh this is going to be addictive”.


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