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This article was published on March 21, 2012

The prophecy that foretold the birth of Twitter, thousands of years ago

The prophecy that foretold the birth of Twitter, thousands of years ago
Alex Wilhelm
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Alex Wilhelm is a San Francisco-based writer. You can find Alex on Twitter, and on Facebook. You can reach Alex via email at [email protected] Alex Wilhelm is a San Francisco-based writer. You can find Alex on Twitter, and on Facebook. You can reach Alex via email at [email protected]

As you must have heard by now, today is a rather momentous day for Twitter: 6 years ago, @Jack, one of its founders, set up his account, and sent out the tweet that started a revolution.

Sure, 6 years is a long time. But has there been a foretelling of the hot company, buried in a book that we are likely all familiar with, for thousands of years? Well no, but there is a verse from Psalms that’s pretty damn funny. Here, enjoy:

If you didn’t spit our your coffee onto your screen, take it back. The bastards baristas gave you decaf.