In Pictures: The earliest days of your favourite social networks

Wondering who sent the first Tweet or posted the first pet photo to Instagram? The answers may surprise you (and are definitely cute, when it comes to pets)

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First Vine shared: "#howto make steak tartare," January 2013 Unlike many services on this list, Vine came prepackaged as a Big Deal, as the company was bought by Twitter and buzzed about in the industry before anyone had actually seen a Vine video. And so when the first video premiered -- it was put up by Vine founder Dom Hofmann and featured a rapid-fire depiction of steak tartare being prepared -- it was unleashed upon the world in a tweet from Twitter CEO Dick Costolo himself.

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