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LOOK: Check out some of the first-ever tweets when Falcons players joined Twitter

Posted Jun 30, 2017

In celebration of Social Media Day, we’ve decided to check out some of the first-ever tweets by current Falcons players.

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- We all change over time, and so do the things we post and write on social media.

And in celebration of the eighth annual Social Media Day – which, of course has its own hashtag on Twitter #SocialMediaDay – we’ve decided to check out some of the first-ever tweets by current Falcons players. As you’d expect, there was a real mix of humor, excitement, sincerity, confusion and even some deep thoughts.

Take a look at 25 of our favorites tweets, listed in no specific order below.

Who knew Matt Ryan was (at least at one time in 2012) a big “American Idol” fan?

Nick Williams showed off his sense of humor by introducing himself with a cool nickname in his first tweet.

Dontari Poe first tweeted in 2009, and was looking for a little direction from his followers.

Andy Levitre let his followers know what his big plans were early one morning – and that he’s got some taste when it comes to movies.

D.J. Tialavea had apparently taken a break from social media and announced his return.

Same with Josh Keyes, who hopped “back on” in 2016.

Courtney Upshaw used his first tweet to let everyone know where he was – and that he was kind of bored.

Matt Bosher made his long-awaited debut … and did not appear to be too impressed.

LaRoy Reynolds used to this tweet to let the Twitterverse know that he has only positive intentions.

Matt Bryant, on the other hand, let everyone know what’s on the menu back in 2012 – and sent a very clear warning to a certain rookie.

Julio Jones first tweeted in 2011, and was …

Mohamed Sanu didn’t appear too concerned was his debut.

Jake Matthews clearly has his priorities set, and let them be know with his first tweet in 2014.

Yes, yes you are, Justin Hardy.

And we’re glad you did, Austin Hooper.

Rashede Hageman let everyone know that he’s thankful.

Ricardo Allen seemed to have had a pretty good day back in 2010 when he first tweeted. Falcons fans would definitely love to see more of these.

Keanu Neal was definitely feeling it and could not wait for May 2012 to arrive.

Desmond Trufant apparently couldn’t wait to tweet – and didn’t hold back with his first one in 2013.

Adrian Clayborn hopped on Twitter in 2010 and was looking for some guidance from his first followers.

Duke Riley made his Twitter debut with (what I think is) a rhetorical question about himself. But I could be wrong. I’ll let you decide.

Levine Toilolo apparently took a more strategic approach with his Twitter game in 2013. With 7,468 followers, it seems to be working out OK.

Josh Harris was all business with his first tweet – and let the world know where his allegiance lies.

Brian Poole let the world know he was on Twitter in 2011, but then quickly downplayed it.

And, finally, Jack Crawford was much more direct with his first tweet in 2010. And with a catchy handle and 26.1K followers, who could argue with him?

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