Adventurer tweets from the top of Everest

Record-breaking tweet achieved on Kenton Cool's ninth ascent of the world's tallest peak

British adventurer Kenton Cool completed his ninth ascent of Mount Everest this morning and made the first ever 3G-connected call from the summit.

According to Samsung, he also used his Samsung Galaxy S II to send a tweet, post a photo to Twitpic and update his Facebook status, though we could only find the tweet.

Cool said: “I’ve climbed Everest before, but have never been able to share the exhilaration and excitement I experience when I reach the top with those back home."

He also did a quick unboxing video at base camp: