Twitter turned 8 on Friday. To celebrate, check out some famous first tweets.
"Dear friends, I am pleased to get in touch with you through Twitter. Thank you for your generous response. I bless all of you from my heart."
Pope Benedict XVI started the Vatican’s Twitter account, @Pontifex, on Dec. 12, 2012. He resigned a few months later and deleted all of his tweets, but left the Twitter account open for his successor to use.
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