American billionaire Warren Buffett has joined Twitter. (dealbreaker.com)
The 82-year-old Buffett on Thursday, gaining more than 45,000 followers in just under 45 minutes and reaching 254,344 at the time of writing.
Warren is in the house.
— Warren Buffett (@WarrenBuffett) May 2, 2013
A notorious technophobe, Buffett was welcome to the social networking site by Microsoft founder Bill Gates.
Welcome to Twitter @warrenbuffett. First ever Twitter bridge tourney starts now. I bid 3 Hearts. ow.ly/i/21tlH
— Bill Gates (@BillGates) May 2, 2013