Do you know what was the first Urdu tweet on Twitter and who tweeted it?
According to our research, first ever Urdu tweet wasn’t from Pakistan but India. It was tweeted on 11 June, 2007 from India FM’s Twitter account @indiafm. Interestingly first Urdu tweet contains word ‘اردو’ only.
Second Urdu tweet, by @indiafm.
And, who was the first Pakistani account that started tweeting in Urdu language? That was @naam, who started tweeting in mid of September 2007.
And then Urdu keyboard became easily accessible in the beginning of 2008 and Pakistanis started signing up on Twitter as well.
On the other hand, word ‘Urdu’ was tweeted first time on 27 December 2006.
If you have any other historical Urdu tweets, kindly share with me – I tweet as @aey.
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