Twitter turned 8-years-old and them internets have been celebrating by looking up their first tweets. Below are the Kapost marketing team and founders’ first tweets. Follow any of these folks to see how they’ve progressed by clicking on their names. And of course, follow @kapost on Twitter as well!
Without further adieu…
Mike Lewis, President & Co-Founder, wins the “Early Adopter” award on his old account.
Stanton Champion, Director of Product Marketing, wins the “Tell Us What You’re Really Doing” award
Robert Phillips, SVP of Marketing, wins the “Who Are You Tweeting At?” award
Toby Murdock, CEO & Co-Founder, wins the “Foursquare Wasn’t Around Yet” award
Chris Boulas, Sr. Online Marketing Manager, wins the “Really Into Tweeting Already” award
Andrew J. Coate, Community & Content Manager, wins the “Promoting Like a Pro from Tweet One” award
Jean Spencer, Content Marketing Manager, wins the “Hasn’t Figured Out The Lingo Yet” award
Nader Akhnoukh, CTO & Co-Founder, wins the “Aw, Son of Gun. This Twitter Thing is Pretty Cool, but I Have Lots to Share with the World and Twitter Totally Doesn’t Give Me Enough Charac” award
Jesse Noyes, Sr. Director of Content Marketing, wins the “What Am I Supposed to Say on this Damn Thing? Screw It, I’ll Just Retweet Someone” award
Mark Peck, Web Designer, wins the “Tweeting Doesn’t Mean You Actually Say Tweet” award
Jodi Cerretani, Director of Marketing, wins the “That Link Probably Goes to a Tumblr About Cats” award
Jason Bellegarde, Office Manager/Ninja, wins the “Zing!” award
Liz O’Neill, Content Marketing Manager, wins the “STOP YELLING AT US Slash I’m Tweeting Because of My Job” award
Jacob Collins, Videographer, wins the “Humble Beginnings” award (#ifonlyweknew)
Anne Murphy, Sr. Managing Editor wins the “Have Another #Irish Coffee” award
Christine Leas, Marketing Operations Manager, wins the “Look it Up. It’s Science, Guys.” award
We sent these tweets around to the entire company and a few members of our sales team looked themselves up.
Jon Clifford, Account Executive, wins the “I’m from Brooklyn, but Beneath This Rugged Exterior is a Really Nice Guy” award
Patrick Cameron, SVP of Sales, wins the “What the Hell was [tiny twitter]?” award
Also, Kapost began as a company called Grogger. Here’s the evolution of our company’s first tweets (only @kapost is still active):