#DCTech Folks First Tweets
Twitter was founded 8 years ago in March of 2006. Today, they’ve changed the way the world communicates but early tweets from folks in DC Tech don’t quite predict how much this tool would change the world. Here’s first tweets by just a few of the folks in DCTech.
— Marty (@smarty) November 29, 2006
That was the last time he did that!
Signing up for twitter
— Peter Corbett ✈ (@corbett3000) April 5, 2007
And the world was never the same again.
sobe life water is no substitute for orange vitamin water
— Steph Hay (@steph_hay) August 10, 2007
And Coors Lite is no subsitute for Beer.
— Steve Case (@SteveCase) October 21, 2007
The founder of the Internet on training wheels takes off his Twitter Training Wheels
just signed up for twitter … waiting for the wow factor!
— Jonathon Perrelli (@perrelli) October 28, 2007
Come on JP, you are the wow factor!
Drinking a smoothie.
— Tania Anderson (@tharbourt) July 23, 2008
That explains everthing! And Bisnow hits twitter years before WashPo and WBJ
Pondering Synteractive 2008
— Evan Burfield (@eburfield) November 24, 2007
Before he was a passionate kickass reinventor he was a ponderer.
First day of Bb Dev Con. So happy to see so many developers. Wish I had time to sit in on sessions. Busy finalizing my keynote presentation
— Michael L. Chasen (@michaelchasen) July 14, 2008
What was the topic Michael?
Setting up Twitter-
— Ted Leonsis (@TedLeonsis) February 22, 2008
I’m sure their investors are happy you set up Twitter.
I am thinking that Obama has gotten the Tiger by the tail. But, if he runs the country the way he ran his campaign he is going to be great.
— Jonathan Aberman (@jaberman) November 5, 2008
And is that about the time Old Mitch McConnel declared President Obama would be a one term president. #McConnelFail
How can it be raining when Accuweather radar shows that it is not? Off to an 11 year old soccer tournament. In the rain 🙁
— John Backus (@jcbackus) March 28, 2009
Why New Atlantic Doesn’t Invest in Weather Apps
Working on my new car earth saving green automobile. It’s powered by plugging in to its own cigarette lighter.
— Glen Hellman (@glehel) October 6, 2009
Still working on it.
Split my personal tweets from my work ones. *phew – took me long enough!
— Melanie Spring (@MelanieSpring) February 18, 2010
Was it worth it Mel?
This site will house my professional tweets and retweets about Washington’s tech and business communities. Thanks for following.
— Steven Overly (@StevenOverly) June 11, 2010
And Overly scoops Flook by one day!
McDonnell names deputy tec sec http://bit.ly/afK81S
— Bill Flook (@TechFlashWBJ) June 12, 2010
While one day later than rival Overly, Flook jumps right into business with no preamble.
Springboard is seeking applicants for AllThingsMedia: 2010 which will showcase high-growth media companies led by women.
— Donna Harris (@dharrisindc) June 25, 2010
Supporting women in startups then and now.
me make account, next smash whole internet. Hope boss not notice.
— FAKEGRIMLOCK (@FAKEGRIMLOCK) September 9, 2010
He was so young back then he hadn’t yet been authorized to go all caps!
@gavinohara we’ll try this ONCE more from my personal handle. My brain is clearly fried by Friday afternoon.
— Jennifer Ives (@iAmJives) April 19, 2013
No better place to unfry a brain than the watering holes of Arlington. Which bar did you hit?