First Tweets By 53 Of The World’s Most Recognized Brands

@AceHardware | First Tweet: 7:23 AM Jun 3rd 2009

Welcome to the Ace Hardware Twitterstream! Stop in now thru June 8 for the Live Life Outside Sale


@allstate | First Tweet: 3:50 PM Sep 9th 2008

How do u think Gospel Music Heritage Month should be celebrated?


@amazon | First Tweet: 3:07 PM Feb 14th 2009

American Express

@AmericanExpress | First Tweet: 7:51 AM Nov 9th 2009

Hi everyone, jazzed to be here! We have lots in store & a big surprise today for Cardmember music fans-an event w a rock icon just for you!


@bbcbreaking | First Tweet: 10:37 AM Apr 22nd 2007

Hostage shot dead at Nasa office: A gunman kills a hostage and himself at Nasa's Johnson Space Center in Texas

Best Buy

@BestBuy | First Tweet: 3:57 PM Jan 28th 2009

We're not posting quite yet, but many of our people are already in here… follow them on Best Buy Connect!


@bmwusanews | First Tweet: 12:28 PM Apr 23rd, 2009

This is a test tweet.

Cisco Systems

@CiscoSystems | First Tweet: 12:12 AM Oct 22nd 2008

Technology Enables Retailers to Succeed in Overseas Markets


@Citi_Forward | First Tweet: 5:48 AM Feb 27th 2009

New survey on ppl and $$: 82% admitted they can do a better job managing their $. Get tips at


@cnn | First Tweet: 1:47 PM Apr 23rd 2008

Shrimp plant likened to medieval fortress


@CocaCola | First Tweet: 1:33 PM May 28th 2009


@comcastcares | First Tweet: 6:11 AM Feb 24th 2009


@DellOutlet | First Tweet: 6:57 PM Jan 21st, 2008


@DIRECTV | First Tweet: 1:33 PM Jun 4th 2008

As many Twitter users have noticed, you can now program your DIRECTV DVR from your PC or mobile phone:

Donald Trump

@realDonaldTrump | First Tweet: 1:54 PM May 4th 2009

Be sure to tune in and watch Donald Trump on Late Night with David Letterman as he presents the Top Ten List tonight!

Dunkin’ Donuts

@DunkinDonuts | First Tweet: 9:39 AM Oct 24th 2008

Hello from DD HQ! We’re excited to be here and look forward to talking with you. Dunkin' Beat Starbucks . Agree?


@eBay | First Tweet: 7:14 AM Feb 16th 2009


@FedexDolores | First Tweet: 9:42 AM Apr 28th 2009

Ford Motor Company

@Ford | First Tweet: 4:11 PM Oct 13th 2008

Welcome new followers! Looking forward to connecting with you, learning about you, and sharing Ford news along the way.


@ge_reports | First Tweet: 1:19 PM Oct 24th 2008

Update on GE's announcement to access the Commercial Paper Funding Facility


@google | First Tweet: 4:04 PM Feb 25th 2009

I'm 01100110 01100101 01100101 01101100 01101001 01101110 01100111 00100000 01101100 01110101 01100011 01101011 01111001 00001010

Harley Davidson

@harleydavidson | First Tweet: 11:47 AM Jan 27th, 2009

Check out the New Iron 883™. The latest blacked-out and stripped-down H-D Dark Custom motorcycle starts at just $7,899.

Hewlett-Packard (HP)

@HPCorp | First Tweet: 9:57 AM May 12th

HP MediaSmart Connec Windows 7 to be ready for holiday shopping season: Microsoft has finall.. SS


@honda | First Tweet: 12:46 AM Jun 15th 2009


@s3n | First Tweet: 3:14 PM Jul 7th 2008

Great article on how to use social networking to reduce email.


@JobsatIntel | First Tweet: 4:27 PM Jul 2nd 2008

Hot Job from Intel Corporation: Graphics Validation Engineer – Req 547026

JetBlue Airways

@JetBlue | First Tweet: 8:59 AM Jul 2nd 2007

Woo-hoo! I am the official airline of Springfield! Aye carumba!


@KmartDealsnNews | First Tweet: 3:11 PM Feb 28th, 2009

I'm wondering if people are digging the free shipping on orders over $49...its the last day of the deal


@kodakCB | First Tweet: 4:09 PM Apr 29th 2008

There is too much good stuff going on at Kodak to not be tweeting it! So here I go.


@Lowes | First Tweet: 4:49 AM Jan 22nd 2009

We're glad to finally be on Twitter. Stay tuned for promotions and home improvement tips brought to you by Lowe's Home Improvement.

March of Dimes

@marchofdimes | First Tweet: 12:05 PM Aug 30th, 2007

Hair removal, including getting your eyebrows done or your bikini line waxed is usually safe during pregnancy


@Mcdonalds | First Tweet: 2:07 PM Sep 15th 2009

We'll be joining you very soon. Stay tuned.


@MercedesBenzUK | First Tweet: 10:36 AM Jun 24th 2009


@Microsoft | First Tweet: 1:26 PM Jul 6th 2009

MS Research article on Gazelle, the browser operating system concept & RT: Gazelle Goes on Tour ^SL


@motodeals | First Tweet: 10:52 AM Jun 19th 2008

National Geographic

@National_Geo | First Tweet: 4:44 AM May 23rd 2008

We're preparing to air Stonehenge Decoded, an all new documentary which tells the story of the ancient yet iconic landmark.


@netflix | First Tweet: 11:31 PM Oct 2nd 2008

New York Times

@nytimes | First Tweet: 3:00 PM Oct 20th 2008

NYT NEWS ALERT: Signs of Easing Credit and Talk of Stimulus Buoy Stocks; Dow Gains About 4.6 Percent


@notofficialnike | First Tweet: 10:51 PM Jul 5th, 2008

Just do it.


@nokia | First Tweet: 6:08 AM Jun 4th 2009

Nokia N97 mobile computer to begin selling worldwide in June: Espoo, Finland - The highly anticipated Nokia N97,..


@Pepsi | First Tweet: 10:18 PM Mar 29th 2009

Hello Tweeps! Let's talk.

Sony PlayStation

@SonyPlayStation | First Tweet: 2:19 PM Feb 12th 2008

we'll be sharing more info here on Sony's whereabouts at GDC08, including updates on our blogger lounge:

Southwest Airlines

@Southwestair | First Tweet: 3:41 PM Jul 2nd 2007

Checking out these great DING! fares through 8pm Central tonight, July 2, 2007!


@Starbucks | First Tweet: 5:22 PM Aug 12th 2008

Welcome to Starbucks Twitter land!

State Farm

Twitter @StateFarm | First Tweet: 8:25 AM Jun 12th, 2008

Interested in helping people?


@Target | First Tweet: 11:57 AM Nov 22nd 2009

Hello, Twitterverse! Target here. We've got news and deals to share, and we're looking forward to hearing from you.

The Home Depot

@HomeDepot | First Tweet: 10:18 AM May 16th 2008

Getting ready for big Memorial Day sales next weekend! check it out at


@Toyota | First Tweet: 11:21 PM Apr 7th 2008

08 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach coming up April 18-20...celeb race should be fun!

United Airlines

@UnitedAirlines | First Tweet: 2:31 PM Mar 18th 2009


@UPS_News | First Tweet: 7:05 AM Jan 5th 2009

UPS Extends Relationship with NHRA,

Walt Disney World

@WaltDisneyWorld | First Tweet: 12:27 AM Jun 24th 2008

Whole Foods

@wholefoods | First Tweet: 2:38 PM Jun 20th 2008

need help expanding your small, local food producing business? we can help!


@zappos | First Tweet: 10:00 AM Mar 8th 2008

Special Addition

1st Marriage Proposal Tweet

@CurtButhman proposes to @MarshaCollier during her #custserv Twitter chat

@marshacollier I love you! #WillYouMarryMe <3 #custserv

— Curt Buthman (@curtbuthman) May 29, 2013

And, saving the best for last. the CIA’s first tweet.

@CIA | First Tweet: 10:49 AM June 6, 2014

We can neither confirm nor deny that this is our first tweet.

— CIA (@CIA) June 6, 2014

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