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They are the messages supposed to sum up our thoughts to the world in just 140 characters.
But, as Twitter turns eight today, there is one thing that seems to unite the first tweets of the people of Kent - they were, generally, quite dull.
The social network has launched a new site revealing its users' first tweets - and it has taken the internet by storm using the #firsttweet hashtag.
Here we've picked out the first tweets of 10 notable Kent accounts. What was your first tweet? Let us know by leaving a comment below.
The Maidstone and the Weald MP was stating the obvious in her first post on March 16, 2009.
The Kent County Council press office kicked off its Twitter life with this message on January 17, 2012.
Kent police commissioner Ann Barnes promised easy ways for people to get in touch in this first tweet on December 3, 2012.
Racy comic Julian Clary, who lives in Aldington, launched himself on Twitter with a sedate message on May 12, 2009.
The Gills had their eye on the ball when they joined Twitter on October 27, 2011.
Dartford-born rocker Mick Jagger can't have got much satisfaction from this beginner's tweet on January 4, 2011.
Model Kelly Brook, from Rochester, showed her international side with her first post from New York on September 8, 2010.
Aldington-based TV presenter Paul O'Grady ended his first tweet on December 11, 2013 with a kiss.
Kent Police explained to motorists why they were delayed on the M2 in this first tweet on May 19, 2010.
The KM Group's political editor posed a question with his first musing on Twitter on April 7, 2010.
What was your first tweet? Let us know by leaving a message below.
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