Twitter launched in 2006 and, with it, forced the long-winded art of politics into 140-character messages. We haven't turned back since.
Like everyone on Twitter, politicians had growing pains during their first forays into the medium. Taking a look at their first tweets offers a window into how these public figures immersed themselves in this brave new world of social media, and also where we were as a nation years ago. Thanks to this new tool from Twitter that lets you search the first tweets of any public Twitter account, we can do just that.
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Rick, Executive Director for Policy
Concise coverage of everything I wish I had hours to read about."
Chuck, Graduate Student
The day's action in one quick read."
Stacy, Director of Communications
I find them informative and appreciate the daily news updates and enjoy the humor as well."
Richard, VP of Government Affairs
Chock full of usable information on today's issues. "
Michael, Executive Director