Warren Buffett Uses First Tweet to Show He’s Diggity-Down With the Kidz’ Lingo

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 Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, attends the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference on July 13, 2012, in Sun Valley, Idaho. The conference has been hosted annually by the investment firm Allen & Company each July since 1983. The conference is typically attended by many of the world's most powerful media executives.
He is one with the youth culture. Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

Warren Buffett, the chairman of Berkshire Hathaway and "Buffett Rule" namesake, often likes to do folksy things to prove he's not your average billionaire.

So today, Buffett — an octogenarian who until today only used his computer as an electronic bridge machine — joined Twitter and posted his first tweet.

Welcome to Twitter, Mr. Buffett. Now, please, easy on the slang. You're embarrassing us.