Twitter exploded in 2009 as celebrities invaded the social media blog to rant or babble mindlessly in 140 characters or less. Our favorite stars revealed way more personal information than we ever deemed necessary. Even so, Twitter made us feel like these stars were at our fingertips.

We witnessed Robert Pattinson's first tweet, saw Kanye West fall victim to a death hoax and even discovered Meghan McCain is BFFs with party girl Tila Tequila! It's been a crazy ride, so we're breaking down the year's biggest Twitter stories.