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Pope Benedict XVI Makes Twitter-istory

Pope Benedict makes Twitter history as he sends first tweet to a million followers.

Written by Kaye Neylon

Today marks a special date across many parts of the world, but the social media world has welcomed a new addition into the Twitter-fold.

Pope Benedict XVI tweeted his first three tweets from an iPad this morning to more than 1 million followers. Pope Benedit’s Twitter account has been the center of attention since it was announced earlier this week, you can follow him at @Pontifex.

The Tweet read:

Dear friends, I am pleased to get in touch with you through Twitter. Thank you for your generous response. I bless all of you from my heart.

You can see the historical piece of Twitter history here: Pope Benedict's First Tweet

Do you remember you first Tweet? Let us know in the comment box below!

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