FLASHBACK: Twitter's "Follow Fridays" Were Born On January 16th 2009

We love these little nuggets of internet history. We found the original tweet that created the Twitter tradition of “follow fridays” (or #followfriday or #ff) whereby people recommend other people to follow to their followers.

It turns out it was started on January 16th by entrepreneur Micah Baldwin.

Here’s the tweet:

twitter follow friday

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