Discover The First Tweets Of China Hands, Media Organizations

First Tweet

We just discovered this pretty neat Twitter tool that lets you find the first tweet of any user. It’s easy to use: just put in a username, then voila – get taken back in time to a day when Twitter wasn’t blocked in China. It got me thinking: who here were among the earliest Twitter adopters?

(That’s a fairly uninspired question, admittedly, but if you find any good first tweets, let us know.)

Expat mags:

Some first tweets of those with five-digit followers:

Others:

And because you were wondering:

Ai Weiwei learned pretty fast.

For more fun with Twitter, check out our list of China Twitter users you probably already follow.

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