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Happy 8th Birthday Twitter! Justin Bieber, Katy Perry And Lady Gaga's First Ever Tweets Remembered

20/03/2014 13:15 GMT | Updated 20/03/2014 16:59 GMT

Twitter turns the grand old age of eight years old today and to mark the anniversary the social media site is taking a trip down memory lane with the first ever tweets from the site's accounts with the biggest following.

This means Twitter fans can discover the first ever tweets made by their favourite stars including reigning Twitter queen Katy Perry (over 51.6m followers), Justin Bieber (50.4m) and Lady Gaga (41.1m).

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Twitter stars Katy Perry, Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga

And in case you were wondering (like us) what the first tweets by the top 10 most followed Twitter accounts were, you're in luck…

1. Katy Perry - @KatyPerry - 51.3 million followers

'Just got into Berlin... feeling better thank you, have my vicks inhaler by my bedside... and P.S. I GOT TWITTTTER! GAH. Such a follower!'

2. Justin Bieber - @JustinBieber - 50.2 million followers

'Check out my single "ONE TIME" on my myspace and spread the word for me. Thankshttp://www.myspace.com/justinbieber '

3. Barack Obama - @BarackObama - 41.9 million followers

'Thinking we're only one signature away from ending the war in Iraq. Learn more athttp://www.barackobama.com '

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4. Lady Gaga - @LadyGaga - 41.1 million followers

'op rehearsing for my video just dance and am now at wmc to perform at the Armani and nervous records party. But I am no nervous record!...'

5. YouTube - @YouTube - 40.2 million followers

'Nearly 2m people check Usain Bolt celebration spoof video:http://tinyurl.com/5tv2jo '

6. Taylor Swift - @TaylorSwift13 - 39.7 million followers

'I love! RT @justinbieber I posted it!!! My response VIDEO to @taylorswift13 with an EXCLUSIVE SONG from my new album...ENJOY http://bit.ly/561XU '

7. Britney Spears - @Britney Spears - 36.3 million followers

'Welcome to Britney Spears' Twitter! Follow the latest in Britney news and get updates straight from Britney and her entourage.'

8. Rihanna - @Rihanna - 34.5 million followers

'The Wait Is Ova. 23 Nov 09'

9. Instagram - @Instagram - 31.2 million followers

'Hello there. We're just setting up our twttr.'

10. Justin Timberlake - @JTimberlake - 30.6 million followers

'Tennman Records released its first single today, Esmee Denters' "Outta Here.http://tinyurl.com/cs55pa . What do you think?'

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