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This article was published on March 21, 2011

Discover Twitter, and 5 years of its favorite Tweets [Video]

Discover Twitter, and 5 years of its favorite Tweets [Video]

There is no doubt in our mind, by now, of the power of Twitter. What started as a confusing project 5 years ago has become one of the best ways to share and find information on the Internet.

As Twitter celebrates its 5th birthday today, the service has given us a list of some of its favorite Tweets for the past 5 years. Here they are, in order as Twitter sent them:

Sometimes Tweets are life-changing. This one certainly was:

As any good business does, Twitter will sometimes take itself lightly:

And what Would Twitter be if not for activism?

Twitter might have become a popular off-work activity, but some people have high uses for it as well:

And who could forget what happens when crisis gets handled via a tongue in cheek?

Still haven’t discovered Twitter yet? Wondering why we at TNW rely on it so heavily? The service has launched a new site to help you understand, and this video sums it up nicely: