The Twitter Epoch – March 21st, 2006


According to When Did You Join Twitter? the Twitter epoch is March 21st, 2006, the date that founders @jack, @ev and @biz all first created their accounts.

I joined a few months later on July 18th, 2006. Find out when you signed-up.

Then there’s My First Tweet which helps you find your first post on Twitter.

Back then it was called Twttr until September 2006 when they added in the vowels.

Scott Beale
Scott Beale

Scott Beale is the founder of Laughing Squid and is based in New York City. When not running the blog, Scott can be found posting on Threads and sharing photos on Instagram.