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Robert Downey Jr. Joins Twitter and Instantly Attracts Followers

April 12, 2014 (2:21 pm) GMT
The actor has gathered more than 850,000 followers in less than 24 hours after he joined the microblogging site.
Robert Downey Jr. Joins Twitter and Instantly Attracts Followers

The Twitterverse welcomes The "" star has officially joined the microblogging site and has written "You know who I am" as his bio.

His first ever tweet came on Friday, April 11 when he posted a picture of him holding a sign bearing his verified name on Twitter. He captioned, "Talk to me, Twitter." The actor instantly got 18,000 plus followers and the number kept going up at fast pace. Among his celebrity followers are and .

The actor later got an endorsement from his "Chef" director who tweeted, "You wanted him, you got him. Ladies and gentlemen, give a big #FF to @RobertDowneyJr#chef. Show him some love!" Downey Jr. replied, "@Jon_Favreau thx for the intro."

He also took the time to thank the people who were willing to know what he's got to say, adding he's still confused on how to use the character limit. "Loving all the love, folks. It's been a blast. Though can somebody please explain how anyone can keep their thoughts to 140 characters or le...," he wrote.

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