Today is Twitter’s eight birthday and they have launched a new service for everyone to go back their memory lane and look at their first tweet. Here’s a quick list of first tweets from the Indian startups, entrepreneurs, investors and influencers. Some are funny, some witty and some … well have a look below!
Indian Startups and Ventures
We are now finally available on twitter. Thanks @twitter for helping us get started. Regular updates will start soon.
— Bharatmatrimony.com (@bharatmatrimony) December 15, 2009
Aaja Nachle Movie Tickets!.. Book Your Show Now! http://tinyurl.com/296c44
— BookMyShow (@bookmyshow) November 27, 2007
Why Your Customer Loyalty Program May Be a Huge Failure | BNET – http://goo.gl/UJHyi
— Capillary Tech (@capillarytech) April 19, 2011
@bhuwan sorry about that, it happens sometimes as there's 4-5 systems involved in processing transactions. http://tinyurl.com/5oucry
— Cleartrip (@Cleartrip) November 6, 2008
Excited for next weeks Gestalt field day in Santa Clara, CA #TechFieldDay
— Druva Inc (@druvainc) February 4, 2011
Hi earthlings, I am Flipkart.com. I am a website, I speak English and I know a lot about Books that you all read.
— Flipkart (@Flipkart) July 22, 2009
http://www.freecharge.in – Live Now.
— FreeCharge (@FreeCharge) July 22, 2010
Announcing our new Startup – Freshdesk http://post.ly/14TNs
— Freshdesk (@freshdesk) October 15, 2010
Done fixing all known bugs in FusionCharts for Flex beta for v1 release.
— FusionCharts (@FusionCharts) December 3, 2008
Fiddling with my blog post: The “Insourcing” of Marketing and Media Talent ( http://www.mkhoj.com/home/mblog/?p=119 )
— InMobi (@InMobi) May 5, 2009
I created group Jabong on Linkedin.: http://t.co/NPhstTlu
— Jabong.com (@JabongIndia) December 20, 2011
@meghraj_patriot Hi! Contact AlkoTelematics regarding ur corby @ 02267305851,for more details visit http://www.justdial.com or call 69999999
— Justdial (@Just_Dial) November 17, 2009
— Little Eye Labs (@littleeyelabs) May 5, 2012
Upto 10 % Cash Back on Airfares to London http://bit.ly/108PTU
— MakeMyTrip.com (@makemytrip) September 14, 2009
Mettl is a powerful online tool to measure people skills. For more details visit www.Mettl.com
— Mettl Inc. (@mettl_) May 30, 2011
GUYS CHECK OUT THE NEW STUFF FROM MICROMAX X235,W900,G4 on micromaxinfo.com
— Micromax Mobile (@Micromax_Mobile) March 31, 2010
Mu Sigma – Institutionalizing data-driven decision making. http://t.co/GesPMvw
— Mu Sigma (@MuSigmaInc) June 15, 2011
Check out Myntra's unique Valentine's day gifts at http://www.myntra.com/valentines-day-gifts. Hurry! V day is just around the corner..
— Myntra (@myntra) February 3, 2010
We are on twitter now.. and look forward to fruitful conversations!
— Naukri (@Naukri) March 10, 2009
A new look http://Olacabs.com is now online! Explore and give us your feedback here!!
— OLA (@Olacabs) January 10, 2011
Congratulations Mohd Omar Iqbal – You are the Quikr – Fan of the Week!! Thanks for your engagement and support…. http://t.co/uRXNHIaH
— Quikr (@Quikr) February 22, 2012
Tata Docomo Recharge Coupon of Rs.79 for UP(West) subscribers: Tata Docomo prepaid subscribers in Uttar Pradesh (W… http://bit.ly/cExo9z
— Paytm (@Paytm) May 17, 2010
Finally TurboDoc.in is on twitter .. stay tuned for updates from TurboDoc Team
— Practo (@Practo) November 9, 2009
setting up my twitter account
— PubMatic (@PubMatic) May 13, 2008
Quick Heal NDTV Tech Life awards-Oscars of Gadgets & Technology are back! Quickheal is the best anti virus http://www.quickheal.co.in/
— Quick Heal (@quickheal) May 11, 2010
Happy to launch customer reviews on the site. Customers just loving it!
— redBus (@redBus_in) March 15, 2009
We would be attending the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco.
— Robosoft (@Robosoft) February 26, 2009
discovering the world of twitter!
— LinkedIn SlideShare (@SlideShare) October 25, 2007
SnapDeal, the daily hot deal website is launching soon. Subscribe for the hottest offer in ur city & get discounts often exceeding 50%
— Snapdeal (@snapdeal) January 30, 2010
Just released Nerve Music Store http://sourcebits.com/nerve
— Sourcebits (@Sourcebits) April 27, 2008
FoodieBay now listing over 1800 restaurants in Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida, Ghaziabad, Faridabad and Kolkata. www.foodiebay.com
— Zomato (@Zomato) March 13, 2009
Indian Founders and Entrepreneurs
Any suggestions for good baby names? (boy or girl)
— Sachin Bansal (@_sachinbansal) October 19, 2009
Off to Mumbai in 5 hours…long 3 days ahead..but great things happening
— Kunal Bahl (@1kunalbahl) April 20, 2010
Video storage using GlusterFS http://bit.ly/2vKUV
— Anand Babu Periasamy (@abperiasamy) June 14, 2009
I am at my hometown in UP and guess what internet speed I am getting at home– 1.5 mbps all for rs. 250/- per month….phew!
— Amit Ranjan (@amitranjan) December 16, 2007
Jogged for almost 8 kms early morning and then had a nice breakfast. Spent most of the day playing with FBML
— Ashutosh Lawania (@ashu077) February 7, 2010
Setting up twitter on my phone
— Bhavish Aggarwal (@bhash) September 27, 2008
burning the mid-night oil
— binnybansal (@binnybansal) October 4, 2007
Working, getting ready for another "temporary" move…*sigh*
— Deap Ubhi (@deapubhi) April 22, 2008
testing out twitter
— Anand Jain (@helloanand) November 27, 2008
Mobile Advertisers optimize ROI with AdROIt™- a new automated customer acquisition technology from InMobi. Check it out http://bit.ly/dyCkSb
— InMobi (@InMobi) April 30, 2010
Pushed out by @druvainc. Starting my own account.
— Jaspreet Singh (@jaspreetis) July 31, 2012
Is wondering what all the brouhaha about twitter is all about?
— Krishna Mehra (@kpowerinfinity) May 11, 2008
First post… zzzzz **yawn** just woke up.. hmmm.. connected world.. first thought for the day.. "wonder whats for b'fast today?"..
— Kumar Rangarajan (@kumrr) October 14, 2008
Just back from Brazil – Had a great Interop – Sao Paulo
— Girish Mathrubootham (@mrgirish) August 23, 2008
— Mukul Kumar (@mukulneetika) September 17, 2007
just joined twitter – amazed at the activity!
— Pankaj Chaddah (@pankajchaddah) April 13, 2009
Back to Bay Area after a month in New Delhi!
— Rashmi Sinha (@rashmi) January 7, 2007
getting ready to chair a panel discussion at ISB biz school called 'will the medium drive the message'
— Alok Kejriwal (@rodinhood) December 6, 2008
Ah! Finally on Twitter, albeit a bit late!
— Rohith Bhat (@rohithbhat) October 29, 2009
Back to Safari 3.2, Safari 4 is not ready for heavy daily use
— Rohit Singal (@rohitsingal) March 26, 2009
On twitter with a personal account again:)@yourstorydotin
— Shradha Sharma (@SharmaShradha) July 26, 2010
Cooliris …. ahhh!!! 🙂
— Shashank ND (@shashanknd) January 18, 2009
just updated word press on The One97 Blog @ http://one97world.com/blog
— Vijay Shekhar (@vijayshekhar) November 7, 2008
Info Edge Bites Into Restaurant Review Site Foodiebay – http://bit.ly/cYJnvg. Please RT
— Zomato (@Zomato) August 25, 2010
Indian Angels and Investors
hi there… I'm in the office
— Anand Daniel (@adanie2) January 4, 2008
In search of a good investment- great team, execution speed, large growing market, very strong consumer need, very strong economics,
— Anand Lunia (@anandlunia) October 23, 2009
OK – here goes – 6 months since we picked Blume to be the mothership (in name) for our ideas. finally we're airborne! www.blumeventures.com
— Blume Ventures (@BlumeVentures) February 18, 2011
— Dev Khare (@dkhare) July 19, 2006
Finally recovering from flu and birthday week…
— Mahesh Murthy (@maheshmurthy) September 14, 2008
writing up long emails
— Kartheepan, M (@mkartheepan) October 15, 2008
Exploiting the Neuroscience of Internet Addiction – The Atlantic http://t.co/dORorny7
— Naren Gupta (@naren_nexus) July 19, 2012
Looking through resumes of Java, PHP, Perl, RoR developers in New Dlehi
— Pankaj Jain (@pjain) May 14, 2008
My first visit to IIM- A. Presented at Conclave. Met several startups being incubated at iAccelerator – very impressed!
— Rajan Anandan (@RajanAnandan) November 26, 2011
Wish someone was tweeting about the terrible South Mumbai traffic mess today…spent 3 hours in traffic jam
— Rajesh Sawhney (@rajeshsawhney) July 28, 2009
spending time with my son rohan before his month long india trip
— Sanjay Nath (@sanjaynath) May 15, 2009
trying to understand twitter
— Shekhar Kirani (@skirani) November 3, 2009
@AkanchaS Hi this is subrata. Please respond.
— Subrata (@subratamitra) October 28, 2013
Sunday night prep for the start of the week
— Vani Kola (@VaniKola) May 24, 2009
Top Indian Influencers
just entering the big bad world of tweeting……
— anand mahindra (@anandmahindra) April 22, 2009
Applying the Occam's Razor to Web Analytics: www.kaushik.net/avinash
— Avinash Kaushik (@avinash) July 30, 2008
checking out and checking in
— Aziz Ansari (@azizansari) June 1, 2007
In Washington DC
— Deepak Chopra (@DeepakChopra) July 24, 2008
writing startup tips and quips on Twitter
— Dharmesh Shah (@dharmesh) March 30, 2008
Email your medical questions to Housecall@CNN.com
— Dr. Sanjay Gupta (@drsanjaygupta) December 18, 2008
is looking forward in meeting and being interviewed by Oprah next Wednesday!!
— Gurbaksh Chahal (@gchahal) October 13, 2008
@Vedanth Yes I do plan to be active once my book is more or less completed.
— greatbong (@greatbong) March 26, 2009
Looking 4 food
— Om Malik (@om) July 15, 2006
The Padma jewelry collection is now available for purchase on BergdorfGoodman.com!!!!
— Padma Lakshmi (@PadmaLakshmi) August 19, 2009
— Padmasree (@Padmasree) June 10, 2008
Blogged about Slumdog Millionaire at semilshah.blogspot.com
— Semil (@semil) February 23, 2009
Looking for a new laptop. Old one blown away by power surge. Sob.
— DownWithViralFever (@sidin) May 31, 2007
sitting in lobby of beverly hilton after a talk. taking red-eye tonight. listened to arik and ate at nate 'n' al this morning.
— sree sreenivasan (@sree) April 7, 2008
I have a facebook now. http://tinyurl.com/as6yey
— Sunny Leone (@SunnyLeone) February 25, 2009
What my recent pitches have been about http://www.climate.yale.edu/seeforyourself/ . Ignore the pundits.
— Vinod Khosla (@vkhosla) July 5, 2009
signing up for twitter
— Vivek Wadhwa (@wadhwa) April 18, 2009