And Barack Obama's:
Thinking we're only one signature away from ending the war in Iraq. Learn more at http://www.barackobama.com — Barack Obama (@BarackObama) April 29, 2007
Hang on. Take a look at those timestamps. Twitter's first tweet was on July 11, 2007. But Obama's was months earlier — in April. While Twitter's co-founders were active users as early as 2006, Obama seemed very keen to get an early start himself. Here are a few other notable figures' baby steps.
I'm 01100110 01100101 01100101 01101100 01101001 01101110 01100111 00100000 01101100 01110101 01100011 01101011 01111001 00001010 — A Googler (@google) February 26, 2009
[Facebook Blog] Make Your Voice Heard: Vote!: Technology is giving more and more people a.. http://tinyurl.com/44fr5z — Facebook (@facebook) September 26, 2008
Be sure to tune in and watch Donald Trump on Late Night with David Letterman as he presents the Top Ten List tonight! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 4, 2009
The Washington Post's first tweet, though, is kind of creepy:
Hello Twitterati, The Washington Post is listening.
— Washington Post (@washingtonpost) December 18, 2008