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Twitter turns 8: What was your first tweet?

(KAIT) - Do you remember when you heard about something called 'Twitter'? Well it is celebrating its eighth year of existence.

The social media site, if you did not already know, allows you to share thoughts, pictures and video utilizing only 140 characters.

In celebration of turning eight, Twitter has set up a website to help you find your first tweet. A link to that site can be found here.

We turned to some of our on-air talent to see what their first tweet was and here are a few:

  • Diana Davis:

"Well, Ryan Vaughan said I would never tweet. Ha! I figured it out. MIschievous meteorologist;) 6:51 PM - 8 Jun 2011"

  • Ryan Vaughan:

"Trying to figure out Twitter 9:25 PM - 30 Dec 2008"

  • Allison Munn:

"is figuring this thing out. 11:23 PM - 24 Feb 2009"

  • Blake Guinn:

"Watch our broadcast of the Greene County Tech/Forrest City basketball game tonight at 6:00 on TECH TV 3:39 PM - 27 Jan 2010"

  • Amanda Hanson:

"so I think it's time to enter the world of 2011 and create a twitter account 9:40 PM - 18 Apr 2011"

  • Justin Logan:

"doing the 6pm newscast! 6:15 PM - 24 Apr 2009"

  • Region 8 News:

"Test. 5:17 PM - 3 Nov 2008"

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