Six years ago today, the first ever tweet was sent by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey. And today, there are over 500 million registered users sending more than a billion tweets a week. You’ve come a long way, baby!
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The tweet below contains the first, fateful words ever typed into Twitter. Dorsey was with fellow co-founders Biz Stone and Evan Williams tweeting to each other and a small group of family friends during those first few weeks, getting the service up and running.