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 tweet: Jack Dorsey, March 2006 Twitter was still the vowel-less "twttr" back when company co-founder Jack Dorsey announced the world that he was setting up his account. Well, to whatever tiny portion of the world was listening to him, anyway. By using the microblogging service to breathlessly narrate the mundane process of fiddling with something computer-y, Dorsey effectively set the tone for the site.

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