14 Most Iconic Tweets Of All Time You Shouldn’t Miss
With over 500 million registered users including some of the most popular, loved and powerful figures of the contemporary world, the world of 140 characters has undoubtedly come a long way.
What was supposed to be a social network today can affect markets, electoral results, revolutions and the mood of the nation. We bring you 14 most iconic tweets of all time from twitter.
1. The very first tweet by Search Engine Giant – Google
I’m 01100110 01100101 01100101 01101100 01101001 01101110 01100111 00100000 01101100 01110101 01100011 01101011 01111001 00001010
— Google (@google) February 26, 2009
The tweet scripted half in Binary code reads “I’m feeling lucky”
2. Tweets from the highest point on the planet – The summit of Mount Everest
The first ever tweet from the summit sent using a satellite phone
Everest summit! -Sent with @DeLormeGPS Earthmate PN-60w
— Eric Larsen (@ELexplore) October 15, 2010
Tweet sent over Nepali telecom company Ncell’s 3G network that covers the Mount Everest
Everest summit no 9! 1st tweet from the top of the world thanks to a weak 3G signal & the awesome Samsung Galaxy S2 handset! @samsunguk
— Kenton Cool (@KentonCool) May 6, 2011
3. When Religion Got Social – First Ever Tweet By A Pope
Dear friends, I thank you from my heart and I ask you to continue to pray for me. Pope Francis.
— Pope Francis (@Pontifex) March 17, 2013
4. The first tweet ever, tweeted by twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey
just setting up my twttr
— Jack (@jack) March 21, 2006
5. Narendra Modi’s victory tweet after the biggest democratic elections the world had ever seen
India has won! भारत की विजय। अच्छे दिन आने वाले हैं।
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 16, 2014
6. The first ever tweet from outside of Earth
Hello Twitterverse! We r now LIVE tweeting from the International Space Station — the 1st live tweet from Space! 🙂 More soon, send your ?s
— TJ Creamer (@Astro_TJ) January 22, 2010
7. When Obama was POTUS for 4 more years
Four more years. pic.twitter.com/bAJE6Vom
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) November 7, 2012
8. The tweet that broke all records
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) March 3, 2014
9. Live tweeted US Navy Seal’s raid on Osama Bin Laden in Pakistan
Helicopter hovering above Abbottabad at 1AM (is a rare event).
— Sohaib Athar (@ReallyVirtual) May 1, 2011
10. Paul Walker’s death confirmed by his own official twitter account
— Paul Walker (@RealPaulWalker) December 1, 2013
11. CIA’s first tweet
We can neither confirm nor deny that this is our first tweet.
— CIA (@CIA) June 6, 2014
12. When two Mars Missions greeted each other
Howdy @MarsCuriosity ? Keep in touch. I’ll be around.
— ISRO’s Mars Orbiter (@MarsOrbiter) September 24, 2014
13. A friendly exchange between Barack Obama And Bill Clinton on Twitter
— President Obama (@POTUS) May 18, 2015
14. The Billion Dollar tweets
We currently have a large position in APPLE. We believe the company to be extremely undervalued. Spoke to Tim Cook today. More to come. — Carl Icahn (@Carl_C_Icahn) August 13, 2013
Had a nice conversation with Tim Cook today. Discussed my opinion that a larger buyback should be done now. We plan to speak again shortly.
— Carl Icahn (@Carl_C_Icahn) August 13, 2013
— CNBC (@CNBC) August 13, 2013
Twitter is the new news application. And you’d want to be on top of it.