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Happy Birthday @Twitter!

Since its creation in 2006, Twitter has become a global social media phenomenon.

It’s become a way we communicate with our friends, family, celebrities and even President Barack Obama.

Twitter has become a platform for discussing world events, breaking news and even arguing over the color of a dress.

It all started with a simple tweet by Jack Dorsey, co-founder of Twitter: “just setting up my twttr.”

Early user Chris Messina transformed the pound symbol into a “hashtag,” changing the way we communicate and divulge information.

Even the Mars Phoenix Lander got in on it.

Pakistan programmer Sohaib Athar took the opportunity to live-tweet the raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound.

President Obama announced his second term as president and became the most retweeted tweet of the year within hours.

The Boston Bombings shook the internet — and the world.

TV personality and host Ellen DeGeneres broke the internet with the most retweeted tweet of all-time.

In honor of its ninth birthday, Twitter has set up a timeline of tweets to highlight the past nine years.

Chief Communications Officer Gabriel Stricker took to Twitter to thank users for their continued support.

“As for us, we will continue to thank you and celebrate you in the coming years as you use Twitter to reflect both the world at large and the world immediately around you,” Stricker said in a blog post.