How to Find Out When You Created a Twitter Account

by Naomi Bolton Google
Use a third-party service to retrieve the date that you joined Twitter.

Use a third-party service to retrieve the date that you joined Twitter.

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Although the online social networking service, Twitter, does not include the option to display the date when you created your account, it is possible to do so through third-party software. If you are using the Chrome browser, the Born for Twitter extension can display the exact date that your Twitter profile was created. If you are using another browser, the only way to display this information is by using the When Did You Join Twitter? website.

Born for Twitter

Step 1

Navigate to the Born for Twitter extension page on the Chrome Web store site (link in Resources), and then click the "Add To Chrome" button.

Step 2

Click the "Add" button to confirm the new extension and wait for the installation to complete. The installation should take no more than a few seconds, and a message stating "Born for Twitter has been added to Chrome" is displayed once it is complete.

Step 3

Open a new browser tab, and navigate to the Twitter website (link in Resources.)

Step 4

Sign in to your account, and click your Twitter username on the top left corner of the page to view your profile. The date that you created your Twitter account is displayed at the top of the page.

When Did You Join Twitter?

Step 1

Navigate to the When Did You Join Twitter? website (link in Resources.)

Step 2

Enter your Twitter username in the text input box at the top of the page.

Step 3

Click the "Find out!" button to display the date on which your Twitter account was created.

Resources

About the Author

Naomi Bolton has been working as a photographer, designer and journalist since 2004. Bolton's articles have been published in the "Kontrei Gazette" newspaper. She holds a diploma of graphic design from Cibap College, Zwolle in the Netherlands.

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