Twitter started eight years ago today, and it's completely transformed the way we connect with our favorite stars. While we're all familiar with stars tweeting up a storm these days, there was a time when every famous person had to awkwardly enter the world of social media. We've rounded up the first tweets from your favorite celebrities, and they range from the all-caps (looking at you, Oprah) to the ironic. (Remember when Taylor Swift was best friends with Justin Bieber and not getting grossed out by him?)
Keep scrolling to read all the first tweets!
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