It all started with a 5-word string – just setting up my twttr. This was the first-ever tweet on Twitter. Today, from #BlackLivesMatter to #MeToo, you will find everything from politics to tech on Twitter.
Twitter is diversifying to new horizons every day. Today, Twitter became the most influential social media platform. Are you discovering new horizons on Twitter? If not, you might be losing a big part of the world.
People are now discovering the untapped potential of Twitter. Therefore, I thought of wrapping up the list of the top 10 most influential tweets from famous tech personalities.
Top 10 Most Influential Tweets From Famous Tech Personalities
Let’s take a look at the most insane tweets from famous tech personalities.
just setting up my twttr
— jack (@jack) March 21, 2006
The tweet is itself from the founder of Twitter, Jack Dorsey. He tweeted this in the month of March 2006. It was the official launch year of Twitter. Jack created Twitter along with his team in the month of March and this tweet was to create curiosity and hype for the launch of Twitter. This tweet holds around 121K retweets with 168K likes.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) January 7, 2021
Celebrating Steve on what would have been his 66th birthday. Especially in a year where so much kept us apart, technology brought us together in limitless ways. That’s a testament to Steve’s life and the legacy he left, which continue to inspire me every day. pic.twitter.com/4nluynVjFF
— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) February 24, 2021
Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple, remembered Steve Jobs on his 66th birthday in this tweet. Who can forget the legendary business magnate, Steve Jobs? Tim Cook referring to the COVID-19 pandemic situation remembered his good olden times of working with Steve. And yes, not only to Tim Cook but Steve inspires every single person every day.
Make humanity a multiplanet species!
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) May 6, 2021
This 5-word tweet got around 70K retweets with 626K likes. Definitely, a huge following of Elon Musk on Twitter is the primary reason for its great stats. But the tweet itself holds immense value. The tweet is a 5-word string – “Make humanity a multiplanet species”. Elon Musk is definitely referring to the reach of humans in space on all the possible planets. Elon Musk holds a massive following of around 55M people.
— Bill Gates (@BillGates) January 4, 2021
The whole world is going through a very tough situation because of the COVID-19 pandemic. This tweet by Bill Gates holds around 21K retweets and 85K likes. The tweet talks about India’s leadership in vaccine innovation and manufacturing. He appreciated India’s scientific progress during the COVID-19 pandemic. He even linked an article from Mint with his tweet. Not to mention, I also engaged in the tweet. Several high authority personalities in India also quoted the tweet.
Devastated to see the worsening Covid crisis in India. Google & Googlers are providing Rs 135 Crore in funding to @GiveIndia, @UNICEF for medical supplies, orgs supporting high-risk communities, and grants to help spread critical information.https://t.co/OHJ79iEzZH
— Sundar Pichai (@sundarpichai) April 26, 2021
This tweet by Sundar Pichai has garnered around 10K retweets and 54K likes. The tweet was regarding the announcement of funding of Rs 135 Crore to India for medical supplies and organizations dealing with the high-risk community. The tweet is from the month of April when India was facing a huge Covid crisis. He exhibited immense grief at the ongoing situation of COVID-19 in India at that time.
Make life multiplanetary! #Mars
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) April 16, 2021
This tweet by Elon Musk went viral very quickly in no time. Not very far, this was tweeted in April this year, which also garnered around 31K retweets and 321K likes along with 14K quoted tweets. The tweet talks about making life multi-planetary, indicating Mars in the hashtag. Of course, the tweet is made in reference to Elon’s desire to create life on Mars. As we all are familiar with very positive news of the possibility of life on Mars, I guess Elon is preparing hard to visit Mars 😉
Knowledge is power! We launched an online platform for doctors and nurses around the world to exchange ideas, lessons and know-how to fight the virus. We welcome all hospitals to join Chinese hospitals on this open platform ???? https://t.co/WfQEbdmgym. One world, one fight!
— Jack Ma (@JackMa) March 26, 2020
Jack Ma is a well-known personality and entrepreneur. He is the founder of the much-admired Alibaba Group. Stating ‘Knowledge is power’ he tweeted the launch of the online platform for healthcare professionals like doctors to exchange ideas and lessons on how to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic. He closed his tweet with very empathetic words – One world, one fight! Such a warming tweet got immense love from his fan following with around 19K retweets and 51K likes.
We believe users should have the choice over the data that is being collected about them and how it’s used. Facebook can continue to track users across apps and websites as before, App Tracking Transparency in iOS 14 will just require that they ask for your permission first. pic.twitter.com/UnnAONZ61I
— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) December 17, 2020
This tweet by Tim Cook talks about changed privacy settings in iOS 14. He states that users should have the control and choice over the data collected from them. He goes on by mentioning Facebook and stating that it can continue to track and collect data, it is just that iOS 14 will ask users the permission of whether or not to allow the app to track their data. The tweet gained around 16K retweets and 112K likes. I really admire this modification in iOS as today, data holds immense value. The app should definitely ask for permission from users.
I’m moving $1B of my Square equity (~28% of my wealth) to #startsmall LLC to fund global COVID-19 relief. After we disarm this pandemic, the focus will shift to girl’s health and education, and UBI. It will operate transparently, all flows tracked here: https://t.co/hVkUczDQmz
— jack (@jack) April 7, 2020
The tweet garnered around 70K retweets and 352K likes. This tweet by Jack Dorsey announces the donation of 28% of his wealth to LLC as a global COVID-19 relief fund. He goes on by stating that their support will later shift to girl’s health education along with UBI. Moreover, he also mentions that all the fundings activities will operate transparently, along he also attached the link to track all the flows. The tweets gained a lot of love and respect from the huge fan following of Jack.
These tweets got thousands of engagements and love. Not to mention, all these tech personalities have a deep influence on people. Their Twitter accounts have massive followings. Twitter is emerging as the biggest social media platform where people interact very distinctively unlike other social media platforms. I hope you also enjoyed all the mentioned tweets.
P.S. Don’t forget to read the quoted tweets (replies) of these tweets. People have reacted in very interesting and funny ways. You will definitely enjoy the comment section.