Twitter's 10th anniversary: Throwback to first tweets from British Columbians
Twitter is 10 years old and to commemorate a decade of 140-character bursts of tweets, we've taken a look at some well-known British Columbian personalities' first tweets.
Seth Rogen announced his Twitter debut in all caps.
Hello. This is Seth. And... I TWEET!!!—@Sethrogen
Michael J. Fox was watching NBC when he sent out his first tweet.
The Sunday NBC night game theme music rips off Joan Jett—@realmikefox
Ryan Reynold's first tweet was of an interview he did with Michael J. Fox about his father's battle with Parkinson's.
.<a href="https://twitter.com/WillieGeist">@WillieGeist</a> sat down with <a href="https://twitter.com/realmikefox">@RealMikeFox</a> & <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/RyanReynolds?src=hash">#RyanReynolds</a> on the <a href="https://twitter.com/TODAYshow">@TODAYshow</a> this morning: <a href="http://t.co/0ko4kJ9xED">http://t.co/0ko4kJ9xED</a> <a href="http://t.co/PJWc087Rrz">pic.twitter.com/PJWc087Rrz</a>—@MichaelJFoxOrg
Bryan Adams didn't have the lingo down when he joined Twitter.
i remember my first twit...—@bryanadams
Michael Buble's first tweet looks like it was sent by a public relations person. Or perhaps he intended to refer to himself in the third person.
Michael Nominated for a Brit Award!: Michael has been nominated in the category of "International Male Solo Artist... http://bit.ly/5Goygo—@michaelbuble
Sarah McLachlan tweeted lyrics.
"You've got the whole world in your hands..."—@SarahMcLachlan
Premier Christy Clark began tweeting, back when she was still a radio host on CKNW.
Returning to the air on Monday, August 31st after a great vacation. Checkout my new website -... http://bit.ly/xBVgg—@christyclarkbc
While Mayor Gregor Robertson acknowledged he was new to the game.
Learning to tweet—@MayorGregor
David Suzuki was on point with his usual messaging.
Carbon offsets: a tool in the fight against global warming: By David Suzuki with Faisal Moola The science is cle.. http://u.mavrev.com/zei8—@DavidSuzuki
While Pamela Anderson was doing some self-promotion.
Writing an update in my Diary including new info on my natural line of products - http://www.pamelachannel.com/channel/category/diary/—@pamfoundation
Steve Nash spent the day with children before he adopted Twitter.
Just got done with an internet broadcast to 40k kids via the internet about global warming with inconvenientyouth.net It was amazing!—@SteveNash
While Christine Sinclair admitted Twitter could make life interesting/dangerous.
this could be dangerous—@sincy12
Twitter is an important tool for journalists, and most of us couldn't imagine doing our jobs without it.
But there was a time when we weren't tweeting 140 characters multiple times a day. Here is a throwback to our journalists and programs as they joined Twitter.
Twit...what? Be gentle, I'm learning!—@AndrewChangCBC
Hello! Here we go Twitter. (clears throat) Check out new Oklahoma tornado pictures on CBC NN at 8:10 am ET.—@JWagstaffe
How do you like me so far?—@DanBurritt
<a href="https://twitter.com/CBCEarlyEdition">@CBCEarlyEdition</a> has hit Twitter! We're also giving away bike lights at the CBC Building. 700 Hamilton Street. Come on down!—@CBCEarlyEdition
In Toronto getting ready for elexn night. Will be focusing on NB,PEI,North and Manitoba-west so lots to study. Any advice?—@cbcian
<a href="https://twitter.com/CBCStephenQuinn">@CBCStephenQuinn</a> thanks Quinn> just getting my feet wet in this brave new world—@CBCGloria
Welcome to cbc news BC!—@cbcnewsbc