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 that none of us remember it. 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