Twitter is a very different place than it was more than a decade ago when it was created. Many people, including big-name musicians, were just trying to get the hang of it when they joined the social media site. Luckily, those tweets are (kind of) there forever for us to enjoy, and allow us to see just how much our favorites have changed. Check out 20 musicians’ first tweets below.

Geoff Wigington of Waterparks apparently broke down and got a Twitter, which he professed in his first tweet.

 

Pvris’s Lynn Gunn made a vague tweet about growing up.

 

Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong’s first tweet was extremely fitting for the over-the-top frontman.

 

Panic! At The Disco’s Brendon Urie made an unusual tweet about his birthday.

 

Halsey called out the “friendzone” in her first tweet.

 

Neck Deep’s Ben Barlow simply greeted his followers when he first joined Twitter.

 

Chrissy Costanza of Against The Current relayed a traumatic experience involving bugs to kick off her Twitter career.

 

Mayday Parade’s Alex Garcia decided to start off with an update about his TV preferences.

 

Vic Fuentes of Pierce The Veil kept his first tweet pretty simple.

 

Post Malone promoted new music with his inaugural tweet in 2012.

 

CONTINUED ON NEXT PAGE