Since Twitter became a reality a decade ago today, it is fair to say the world of communication has changed beyond recognition.

The first ever tweet was sent on March 21 by one of the site's student founders Jack Dorsey, and some tweets that followed have gone down as unforgettable moments seen by the world .

There have been plenty of memorable moments... And moments many would much rather forget - including embarrassing Q&A sessions , cringeworthy "first Tweets" and 140-character messages that have got people into a lot of trouble .

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So we've decided to show off a few of them today; here's a list of first Tweets by some recognisable names in west London!

To save you scrolling endlessly through Twitter, you can see the first ever tweet you or someone else sent by entering their handle into this useful website.

1) Boris Johnson said a formal hello to the "Twittersphere"

2) Comedian Noel Fielding - who went to Brunel University - was bizarre as always

3) David Cameron promised he wouldn't become a Twitter bore

4) Ealing Comedian Shappi Khorsandi started her Twitter life off with a typo...

5) Hounslow-born Olympian Mo Farah Tweeted about his running progress

6) James Corden, born in Hillingdon, kept it simple

7) Big Ben sounded its first BONG

8) West Drayton Rolling Stone Ronnie Wood Tweeted a selfie

9) Made in Chelsea's Binky apologised for her spelling

10) And for good measure, here's our first ever Tweet... Enjoy!

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