The First Drupal, Joomla and WordPress Tweets

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Twitter search has long been incomplete and difficult to use.

However, Topsy.com finally seems to have a reliable solution. They’ve built a search engine that covers Twitter’s entire history.

We thought it would be fun to look back at the very first tweets on some open source topics.

The oldest Drupal tweets

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The oldest Drupal tweet ever is from @loganimal.

“setting up civiCRM on drupal, and fighting the temptation to watch Man U vs Benfica..need to be up at 8 am!”

Man U won 3-1, by the way.

The oldest Joomla tweets

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@heimana sent the first tweet about Joomla. Google Translate produces this:

“yep, it rolls? will you spend to see something with a joomla template”

The oldest WordPress tweets

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@chrismessina produced a very obscure memory with the first tweet about WordPress. Tumblelogs was the name given to the very first “microblogs”.

The oldest PHP tweets

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Let’s just say that PHP did not come out well with its first tweet.

The oldest MySQL tweets

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The third ever tweet about MySQL probably does a good job of summing up many people’s impressions of Twitter in 2006 … a string of garbled text message characters.

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  • Steve is the founder of OSTraining. Originally from the UK, he now lives in Sarasota in the USA. Steve's work straddles the line between teaching and web development.

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