Nov. 7, 2013 at 7:29 AM ET
As Twitter officially goes public on Thursday, the TODAY anchors took a look back at what the social network meant to them when they first joined.
Some had a handle on how to best use their 140 characters right from the start, while others took a little time to find their voice.
Savannah Guthrie used the opportunity to promote her Facebook page.
Al Roker updated followers on his family life.
Natalie Morales joined a bit later but showed she had a a good handle on how it works.
Carson Daly was skeptical.
Willie Geist gave the network a timid try in 2008, and then made a permanent return in 2009.
Tamron Hall announced she was getting lessons in tweeting.