August 14th, 2013
05:04 PM ET
Some stars should probably stay far, far away from Twitter, but Prince is an exception.
The man who just three years ago proclaimed the Internet dead has begun to test out the Twittersphere, even sharing a selfie in the process.
"PRINCE'S 1ST TWEET... TESTING 1, 2...," the Purple One posted to the verified 3rdeyegirl account on Tuesday night.
By his third tweet, he was getting the hang of adding photos:
So then we got this:
But the best part by far - and the three reasons why we think he's now a must-follow - were these interactions with his followers:
It was so amazing, it even left fellow musician Janelle Monae flabbergasted:
Welcome to Twitter, Prince. We're glad you were wrong about the Internet being "completely over," because we so wouldn't have wanted to miss this.
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