A Look Back At Famous Websites’ First Posts [Pics]

A Look Back At Famous Websites’ First Posts [Pics]

Thiswasfirst features the inaugural articles from some of today's most well-known web destinations.

Leah Gonzalez
  • 20 june 2013

“You always remember your first.” That’s the tagline on Thiswasfirst, a website that consists of a compilation of the first posts on some of the most popular websites on the web.


The collection includes first posts such as the first tweet of Twitter founder and original tweeter, Jack Dorsey, the first post on Mashable by its founder, Pete Cashmore, and the welcome post by Lifehacker editor Gina Trapani. Other websites featured include Engadget, The Verge, Buzzfeed, Amazon, eBay, Zappos, and even The White House.

The first Verge

The posts can be filtered according to blogs, social sites and ecommerce sites. Each site comes with a short description or history about the site and the post itself.



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