Decoded: #TBT

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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Classic!! #siblings #nyc #tbt #family #love #Instazz

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Childhood in Michigan #tbt

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