Bronwen Clune is a journalist and editor with extensive experience in startups having run her own, worked at Australia’s leading startup incubator and as digital director at a local VC fund. She’s the vice-president of the Public Interest Journalism Foundation with a keen interest in digital media and the future of journalism. She’s also a popular columnist with The Guardian.
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Do you remember your first time? Twitter launches tool to help find your first tweet
In celebration of its 8th birthday Twitter has launched FirstTweet, a tool that helps users find the very first message they sent.
We take a look at what some of Australia’s top startup folk had to say in their first tweet.
First off, here’s mine, clearly not aware of the location irrelevance of social media:
Anyone here from Perth, Australia?— Bronwen Clune (@bronwen) February 3, 2007
And StartupSmart journalist Rose Powell took the opportunity to be excited about being on Twitter:
@kirifarrell I know, I feel like this weekend went so fast. And looook, I'm on Twitter!— Rose Powell (@rosepowell) May 13, 2011
The Fetch’s Kate Kendall’s first tweet was in that awkward third person thing we used to do:
is being a night owl— Kate Kendall (@KateKendall) June 15, 2008
Atlassian cofounder Mike Cannon-Brookes tweeted about tweeting:
is making his first twitter post - and feels like a twit - albeit a connected one apparently!— Mike Cannon-Brookes (@mcannonbrookes) January 7, 2008
Muru-D’s Mick Liubinskas wanted us to know where he was:
Working from home in Woolloomooloo— Mick Liubinskas (@liubinskas) September 25, 2006
Canva Founder Melanie Perkins went for something fairly safe and vanilla:
Enjoying San Fran and all the exciting tech events it has to offer.— Melanie Perkins (@MelanieCanva) June 5, 2011
Twitter has asked users share their initial messages using #FirstTweet.