Kamal Haasan is the latest in a long line of celebrities to finally join Twitter. In less than 20 hours, his first tweet has already been retweeted over 3,000 times. So, we decided to take a look back at how other famous people made their foray into social media with their first tweets.
Here's a collection of the first tweets of famous people.
Kamal Haasan stepped in with patriotism on Republic Day
India's freedom struggle remains unique even today. Respecting it is d only way to keep it & set new world standardshttps://t.co/sj0vQC4RaL— Kamal Haasan (@ikamalhaasan) January 26, 2016
I'm 01100110 01100101 01100101 01101100 01101001 01101110 01100111 00100000 01101100 01110101 01100011 01101011 01111001 00001010— Google (@google) February 26, 2009
just setting up my twttr— Jack (@jack) March 21, 2006
"Hello World." Hard at work on my foundation letter - publishing on 1/25.— Bill Gates (@BillGates) January 19, 2010
Finally the original SRT is on twitter n the first thing I'd like to do is wish my colleagues the best in the windies,— sachin tendulkar (@sachin_rt) May 4, 2010
1. I am married to Mr. Shoaib Malik, who is from Pakistan. I am an Indian, who will remain an Indian until the end of my life.— Sania Mirza (@MirzaSania) July 24, 2014
Ab main finally Twitter par hoon. Yahan khoob saari baatein karengay aur aap se samay samay par information share karunga.— Kapil Dev (@therealkapildev) April 25, 2015
The politicians obviously highlighted their constituency
2nd Feb, I will be in Dahod for Gujarat Swarnim Jayanti Yatra— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) February 1, 2009
Thinking we're only one signature away from ending the war in Iraq. Learn more at http://www.barackobama.com— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) April 29, 2007
Edward Snowden sure did enter with some style. And so did the CIA.
Can you hear me now?— Edward Snowden (@Snowden) September 29, 2015
We can neither confirm nor deny that this is our first tweet.— CIA (@CIA) June 6, 2014
Salutation to the Lord. Vaṇakkam aṉaivarukkum !! A big thank you to all my fans. Excited on this digital journey http://t.co/79ea6MrDe3— Rajinikanth (@superstarrajini) May 5, 2014
hi everyone. being extremely shy i never thought i would be here. but my friend @kjohar25 insisted that i should learn to share my life.— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) January 2, 2010
Testing... 123...— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) June 18, 2009
Testing... testing... Is this thing on??— Tom Hanks (@tomhanks) January 11, 2010
Just got into Berlin... feeling better thank you, have my vicks inhaler by my bedside... and P.S. I TWITTTTER! GAH. Such a follower!— KATY PERRY (@katyperry) February 21, 2009
tweet tweet!!its 5 am and all my tweetmates must be fast asleep...so i welcome myself to twitterverse...:-)— Deepika Padukone (@deepikapadukone) January 5, 2010
And a writer shows the way to the rest of the world
My first tweet. No longer a virgin. Be gentle!— Stephen King (@StephenKing) December 6, 2013