Viral Video: Colbert on How Jesus Was the First Tweeter
The very digital and very funny Stephen Colbert had a very good time last night riffing on Twitter’s upcoming IPO, “as one of the world’s top Tweetmen” (he does have more than five million followers).
In part of it, Colbert references a recent tweet by a Vatican official, who noted recently that Jesus Christ was the world’s first and best tweeter:
A welcome to my new followers. 3 "Tweets" by Jesus follow, which in the Greek of the Gospels had just 44, 136 and 53 characters.
— Gianfranco Ravasi (@CardRavasi_en) September 26, 2013
Here’s the Colbert take on it all: