First Tweets from 13 influential business leaders

- Leadership - Mar 20, 2014

Friday 21 March marks Twitter’s eighth birthday, and to celebrate the social media powerhouse has launched a new website called #FirstTweet where anybody can find out users first tweets.

We looked at 13 influential business leaders in 2014 and discovered how they entered into the world of Twitter. Some of them may surprise you!

What was your first tweet?

 

13 #FIRSTTWEETS FROM INFLUENTIAL BUSINESS LEADERS

1. Jack Dorsey

Founder, Twitter

@jack - just setting up my twttr

2. Dick Costolo

CEO, Twitter

@dickc – Dick costolo

3. Bill Gates

Founder, Microsoft

@BillGates - "Hello World." Hard at work on my foundation letter - publishing 1/25. 

4. Barack Obama

President, United States of America

@BarackObama - Thinking we're only one signature away from ending the war in Iraq. Learn more at http://www.barackobama.com

5. Warren Buffett

CEO, Berkshire Hathaway

@WarrenBuffett- Warren is in the house.

6. Oprah Winfrey

@Oprah - HI TWITTERS . THANK YOU FOR A WARM WELCOME. FEELING REALLY 21st CENTURY .

7. Angela Ahrendts

Former CEO, Burberry – Retail Chief, Apple

@AngelaAhrendts - Hello to Seniors at Ball State. Really looking forward to seeing you at Commencement in a couple of weeks. #BSU

8. Kat Cole

President, Cinnabon

@KatColeALT - Enjoying the Women's Foodservice Forum Conference and looking forward to meeting with our Franchisee in Texas!

9. Marissa Mayer

CEO, Yahoo!

@marissamayer - Discovered the American Visionary Arts Museum in Baltimore -- extremely cool in terms of art and its philosophies (http://www.avam.org/)

10. Elon Musk

CEO, Tesla and SpaceX

@elonmusk - Please ignore prior tweets, as that was someone pretending to be me :) This is actually me.

11. Jonah Peretti

CEO, Buzzfeed

@peretti - Eating at whole foods in Austin

12. Sheryl Sandberg

COO, Facebook

@sherylsandberg - enjoying a house where everyone else is sleeping

13. Jeff Weiner

CEO, LinkedIn

@jeffweiner – In response to @JeffLee: I find the inbox on LinkedIn to be one of the most frustrating things on the Internet.

@JeffLee Lots of room for improvement with our inbox. Anything in particular you'd like to see?

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