In eight short years, Twitter has changed the face of communication and boosted social media in ways we may not have even defined just yet. Because of its mark on the digital world, jobs were created, communities were reached, and strangers connected on common themes during moments like television, breaking news stories, and sporting events.
To celebrate the big day, Twitter is handing out a present to users. You can check your #FirstTweet here: discover.twitter.com/first-tweet and relive your first tweet moment. If you want to keep on reminiscing, you can always request your Twitter archive in the "Settings" section of the desktop site.
Check this out: Twitter's history in 15 tweets (http://on.kthv.com/1lWPMdr)
Twitter was created in 2006 by Jack Dorsey, Evan Williams, Biz Stone, and Noah Glass. According to CNN,Twitter exploded in popularity at South by Southwest in Austin, Texas in 2007 among early adopters.