The Worst Tweets From the First Year of Twitter

By Casey Chan on at

I hardly remember 2006. You probably don't either. But that's when Twitter first started! And looking back how we tweeted that fateful first year, it's probably better left as a distant memory. Just check out how awful everyone was at it:

We used the search engine oldtweets, a service that cleverly only searches the first year of Twitter's logs, to cull this list of unfortunate early tweets together. It's pretty, um, relieving to see how far we've come from those dark early days.


Myspace was still a big deal





People didn't understand Twitter yet




Technology was awful







People were still dumb






We still overshared



And we all thought this about Twitter when we first heard about Twitter