by Radar Staff
Gwyneth Paltrow broke down and joined Twitter and Facebook on Wednesday, posting a self-shot video as her first tweet.
“This is my first Tweet!” Gwyneth posted on her page, linking out to a 20 second video, which she shot walking down the street in New York City as she was looking for a cab.
In the video, she explains that her motivation behind joining the social networking sites is that she is “trying to join the 21st century.”
So far, the Academy Award winning star’s followers include Stella McCartney, Nicole Richie and Jessica Simpson.