Decoded: #TBT

Throwback Thursday with Birthday Girl Angelina Jolie
Throwback Thursday with Birthday Girl Angelina Jolie

Thursday's may seem like any other day for most of us, but in the social media realm they take on a whole new meaning. Embracing the world of nostalgia and reminiscing on old memories, the public decided to use Thursday's as a day to show the world snippets of their past. Henceforth, the world of Throwback Thursday was born!

So how does TBT work exactly? It's simple really -- people choose their favorite old 'throwback' photo, post it on social media with a sweet (and often sentimental) caption, then for the final touch, add #TBT or #ThrowbackThursday.

Check out some of the best throwback photos from today!

#TBT to the day I met the #SpiceGirls in 1996. We had both just released our first singles (WannaBe/ I Want You Back) ...

Posted by Lance Bass on Thursday, June 4, 2015

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Childhood in Michigan #tbt

A post shared by Andrea Wright (@andreawrightmusic) on Jun 4, 2015 at 9:14am PDT

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