Twitter, our favorite character-limiting friend, has turned 7! #WayToBe In honor of this landmark, we’ve decided to compile a list of the 7 most influential tweets of all time; tweets ranging from politics to sports to business and beyond. Twitter has brought us a great 7 years, here’s to 7 more.

    1. Present Obama – “four more years.”
      • One of President Obama’s first tweets after his 2012 reelection.

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    1. Sohaib Athar – “Helicopter hovering above Abbottabad at 1 AM (is a rare event)”
      • This tweet was sent out shortly before Osama Bin Laden was killed.

top 7 tweets of all time

    1. Vatican – News – “Dear Friends, I just launched http://t.co/f.co/fVHpS9y Praised be our Lord Jesus Christ! With my prayers and blessings, Benedictus XVI”
      • The Pope’s first tweet

top 7 tweets of all time

    1. Bill Gates – “For those of us lucky enough to get to work with Steve, it’s been an insanely great honor. I will miss Steve immensely.”
      • This was sent out shortly after Apple’s CEO, Steve Jobs, passed away.

top 7 tweets of all time

    1. TJ Creamer – “Hello Twitterverse! We r now LIVE tweeting from the International Space Station – the 1st live tweet from Space! 🙂 More soon, send your ?s”
      • First Tweet sent from space.

top 7 tweets of all time

    1. Floyd Mayweather – “Manny Pacquiao I’m calling you out let’s fight May 5th and give the world what they want to see”
      • The callout Tweet

top 7 tweets of all time

    1. Justin Bieber – “RIP Avalanna. I love you”
      • One of Justin Bieber’s most loyal fans, Avalanna, died of a rare brain cancer.

top 7 tweets of all time

Jamie Bates