Sarah Jessica Parker Joins Twitter & More Famous First Tweets

11/06/2013 at 07:40 PM EST

Sarah Jessica Parker Joins Twitter And More Famous First Tweets
Sarah Jessica Parker
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Sarah Jessica Parker joined the world of celebrity tweeters Wednesday, dusting off her long-dormant @SJP Twitter account.

(That's right – Parker got in early enough to snag a rare three-letter handle.) The Sex & the City star heralded her arrival on the social network with a super-freaky eye avatar and a first Tweet that promoted her new web series about ballet dancers, "city.ballet."

How does Parker's first Tweet stack up with her celeb contemporaries'? Pretty well, in fact. SJP's Tweet fits firmly into one of the four major categories of celebrity tweets, The Self-Promotional Tweet. After all, your first Tweet is going to be getting a lot of attention. Why not take advantage of that? Beyoncé Knowles's first Tweet was a master class in the form:





Other categories of celebrity first Tweet include The In-Joke Tweet, ably demonstrated here by Conan O'Brien. It's great for racking up retweets.



A number of celebs have also introduced themselves to Twitter the same way that normal people do: through The Talking About Random Stuff You're Doing Tweet. Taylor Swift, as you might expect, totally kills it at this:



Finally, there's The Weird Tweet, perfect for celebrities who want to let their followers know that they'll be getting a raw, unfiltered experience:



Below, you'll find some more of our favorite celebrity first Tweets, all of which fall into one or more of the above categories. Tell us your favorite in the comments below.









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