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So, you all know by now that all the tweets from the beginning of time are going to be archived in the Library of Congress, right?

Here’s a good example of one of the first tweets to be archived-

Some of these are pretty funny – http://gizmodo.com/5519196/inside-americas-secret-historical-tweet-vault/gallery/

Ben Franklin tweeting – that’s a joke, son.  Also, I love that the guy (Brian Barrett) who did this went in and made appropriate twitter-page-looking backgrounds for all the tweets he did.   The useless creativity astounds me.  And makes me laugh, so maybe it isn’t so useless.