Skip Nav
Digital Life
11 New Slang Terms to Memorize If You Want to Stay Cool
Geek Culture
How to Make Eevee Evolve Into the Form You Want on Pokémon Go
Tech Tips
Here's the Right Way to Repost Instagram Photos

Happy Fifth Birthday Twitter

Happy #5yrs Twitter!

While the brains behind Twitter have been celebrating all week, it was five years ago today that Twitter cofounder Jack Dorsey sent the first tweet ever:

In honor of Twitter's big birthday, Twitter asked users to post their favorite tweets of all time, with the hashtag #5yrs. With users around the world now sending 140 million tweets per day, Twitter's success is clear. Amidst the billions of tweets, there are plenty that stand out, giving us a look into history and at the vast power Twitter has to mobilize and give its users a platform and a voice.

Twitter has played a role in almost every major event in recent years, from the US presidential election to recent Egyptian protests. Twitter has even broken free from the confines of our atmosphere, allowing astronauts to tweet from space. With noted celebs and everyday people alike using the service to speak out, Twitter has come a long way in the past five years — here's to more sweet success!

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
Captain Picard Birthday
Popular Internet Slang Words
Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas From GeekSugar!
Little Girls Watching Hillary Accept Nomination at DNC
Embrace Your Geekness Day
Organize Your Work Days by Theme

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Technology & Gadgets