With a staggering 330 million monthly active users including notable celebrities, fashion icons, and political figures; everybody goes to Twitter to see #whatshappening. Among the most Tweeted events in the Philippines are the #65thMissUniverse which generated over 34.6 million Tweets during its coronation last 30th of January 2017, and #AlDubEBTamangPanahon which was entered into the Guinness World Records as the most used hashtag in 24 hours during the television variety show “Eat Bulaga” charity concert in 2015 at the Philippine Arena.
The 2016 national elections in the Philippines also garnered over 35 million Tweets which include #PiliPinas2016, #PHVote, and even own hashtags and emojis of the candidates.
As part of its 12th “birthday” celebration, Twitter goes back in time to recall the very first tweets of the country’s 12 most followed personalities on the popular social media network.
madlang pipol! party! party! hope you are all watching the pambansang noontime show…showtime!
— jose marie viceral (@vicegandako) September 4, 2010
is wondering why all her friends have suddenly joined Twitter. Curiosity killed the cat… and here I am in Twitter World.
— Anne Curtis-Smith (@annecurtissmith) March 10, 2009
I'M ON TWITTER NA! 🙂 thanks dennis 🙂
— Angel Locsin (@143redangel) October 15, 2009
@MavHarnois thanks kuya mav. 🙂
— KATH 🐘 (@bernardokath) October 2, 2010
Kakagawa ko langng twitter.. ayos pala toh..
— Yeng Constantino (@YengPLUGGEDin) August 8, 2009
congratulates ashton for winning over cnn in the big twitter battle! but i's sign up for cnn. :p
— Bianca Gonzalez (@iamsuperbianca) April 18, 2009
LIVE FOREVER //_\\
— Daniel Padilla (@imdanielpadilla) July 9, 2011
Forced into twitter by @isabelledaza. Hello to all the twitter people!
— Luis Manzano (@luckymanzano) April 20, 2010
Hello Madlang People!
— Vhong Navarro (@VhongX44) January 9, 2012
is wobbled by the full moon and figuring out how this works!!
— KC Concepcion (@itskcconcepcion) June 9, 2009
I'm catching up on Heroes… and doing a little paperwork. Hmmm… I wonder if this Twitter thing is better than Facebook.
— Lea Salonga (@MsLeaSalonga) April 16, 2009
watching zoolander ','
— Enrique Gil (@itsenriquegil) August 29, 2010