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21 March 2016, 15:48 | Updated: 4 December 2017, 11:10
Rewind the clock to the stars' first Twitter moments as we celebrate a decade of tweeting mayhem...
For anyone that's been tweeting away happily for a while now - perhaps even since the very beginning - prepare to feel seriously old because Twitter just turned TEN YEARS OLD!
Yes, the social media giant - the site that now has an estimated 332 million active users - is one decade old this week, which is KINDA incredible when you think about.
In that time we've had breaking news coverage like NOTHING else was able to deliver, social faux pas' we'll probably never be able to live down and, of course, some SERIOUS Twitter rants from the world's most controversial celebrities.
Love this one from One Direction's Louis from 2010 - his first tweet was to say how much he LOVED 2009 X Factor star Lucie Jones! We're sure the feeling's mutual by now!
@luciejones1 you are an absolute babe ha . Fantastic voice my favourite from last year x— Louis Tomlinson (@Louis_Tomlinson) May 8, 2010
The 'Stay With me' star talking about a 'dirty' pic... hmmm, don't worry it's not what you think!
Sounds like not a lot's changed for Taylor in the past eight years then... Meredith's probably still mad!
apologizing to a very needy cat for being gone so long.— Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) December 6, 2008
Woah... flashback to 2009 for all you #Heartbeats out there for when Jessie was only JUST starting work on 'Who You Are'. Damnnnn!
IM IN LA MAKING MY DEBUT ALBUM :-)— Jessie J (@JessieJ) April 28, 2009
Good god our Ellie was an emotional young thing back in 2009 by the sounds of it! Wonder if she has those tears under control now?
I wish I didn't spontaneously burst into tears in people's studios. Highly embarrassing for them— Ellie Goulding (@elliegoulding) May 27, 2009
Two things.... 1 - 2009 Calvin Harris needed to buy some deodorant. 2 - REMEMBER THE TING TINGS?!!
In Perth Airport, Australia, in a stinking t-shirt and sweaty jeans trying to start Ting Tings remix and drinking apple juice— Calvin Harris (@CalvinHarris) January 5, 2009
We never heard anything from Bruno's studio sessions with Far East Movement. But, maybe that's a good thing? ;)
In The Studio With Far east Movement— Bruno Mars (@BrunoMars) January 6, 2010
Oh 5SOS - how wrong you were!!
hey guys ,— 5 Seconds Of Summer (@5SOS) April 4, 2011
if you could follow my new band twitter ,@5secsofsummer then that'd be mad .
this account is pretty much going to die :)
Bless Cheryl - she couldn't believe what her fingers were doing.... it's called tweeting, love!
It's me CC! WHERE MY SOLDIERS AT.......?!!! I can't believe what my fingers are doing but yes I'm tweeting :-s so here goes...X— Cheryl (@CherylOfficial) August 30, 2011
Woah.... WAY back in 2009 when Biebs was just releasing 'One Time'!! Who's been a Belieber since the start then?
Check out my single "ONE TIME" on my myspace and spread the word for me. Thanks www.myspace.com/justinbieber— Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) May 12, 2009
The Lawson boys back with their original name! We prefer Lawson too, guys!
first tweet. we are THE GROVE ;)— Lawson (@LawsonOfficial) October 23, 2009
We reckon there was a BIG response of desperate ladies messaging Adam Levine after this needy tweet...
Wow. My first solo tweet. It feels so lonely.— Adam Levine (@adamlevine) July 21, 2009
Those Maroon 5 boys sure kicked off their Twitter page with a bit of a moan didn't they?
My very first tweet? I'm sick. I have the chills. Loaded with homeopathic remedies. Send me positive vibes. Going to watch Lakers. -JV— Maroon 5 (@maroon5) June 12, 2009
Mother Monster's been tweeting since way back in 2008. And she was JUST as hilarious back then...
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! ...— Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) March 27, 2008
1D's Harry kept things simple with his tweet. Still does!
Enjoying my day at home :)— Harry Styles. (@Harry_Styles) August 22, 2010
Liam just wanted to clear something up...
I am the real Liam Payne— Liam (@Real_Liam_Payne) June 22, 2010
Stressed about revison! Wanting to fix my myspace up :)— James McVey (@TheVampsJames) April 13, 2009
Back in 2012 when Connor was just FOURTEEN his first tweet was a video of him singing The Calling's 'Wherever You Will Go'! PRICELESS!
K-Pez with a cold is ALL of us with a cold... keeping that Vicks vaporub close at hand!
Just got into Berlin... feeling better thank you, have my vicks inhaler by my bedside... and P.S. I TWITTTTER! GAH. Such a follower!— KATY PERRY (@katyperry) February 21, 2009
That moment someone asks you to type a message, ANY message, and this is all you can think of...
I am typing— kellyclarkson (@kellyclarkson) August 22, 2007
Well, something sure changed Ed's mind didn't it! And is it bad that we're having a serious #lolcano at his typo of Twitter?!
just joined tiwtter at mr @jakegosling house, he said its a good idea, do you agree? im not convinced yet— Ed Sheeran (@edsheeran) October 26, 2009
Seven years ago... when Demi Lovato was still in SCHOOL! Wow...
procrastinating in school listening to interested - House Of Fools. only a few more weeks left till i'm done for GOOD!!!— Demi Lovato (@ddlovato) February 17, 2009