A microblogging site allowing users to share what they are doing with others. Entries are called 'tweets' and are limited to 140 characters. The site was founded by Jack Dorsey, Evan Williams andBiz Stone and was launched in 2006. The company has 141 employees and over 190 million users.
# twitter - Today’s News
The site has opened up its analytics service to all users so now you can see how well (or badly) your tweets are doing.
# twitter - Monday 25 August, 2014
And they’re also the ones behind most of the abuse.
The infamous English midfielder produced a poor performance against Spurs yesterday.
# twitter - Sunday 24 August, 2014
Plenty GAA stars were impressed by today’s fare at Croke Park.
A mysterious individual claims to have quit his job in order to tweet breaking transfer stories.
# twitter - Wednesday 20 August, 2014
Ferguson and Facebook, eating meat, and the Ice Bucket Challenge.
# twitter - Tuesday 19 August, 2014
The Mental Health Reform are calling for community mental health services to be available around the clock, seven days a week.
# twitter - Monday 18 August, 2014
An experiment that turns favourites of people you follow into retweets has annoyed many of its users.
Still, that’s why you go isn’t it?
The website’s latest experiment is not a hit with users.
# twitter - Sunday 17 August, 2014
It was a great day for the hurlers of Tipperary and Limerick.
While sitting in a beautiful swimming pool, obvs.
Also featuring Rory McIlroy, Joey Barton and Iain Henderson.
# twitter - Saturday 16 August, 2014
The Northern Irish golfer paraded the Claret Jug in Manchester today.
# twitter - Wednesday 13 August, 2014
Brian Moore, Trevor Hogan and Ross O’Carroll-Kelly all gave their thoughts on England’s emphatic win.
# twitter - Tuesday 12 August, 2014
“The main thing is, we’re all alive and well.”
Although most of them do serve a purpose.
# twitter - Sunday 10 August, 2014
Plenty to talk about after today’s showdown.
Also featuring Rory McIlroy, Cian Healy and Joey Barton among others.
# twitter - Thursday 7 August, 2014
# twitter - Wednesday 6 August, 2014
The Irish boxing star suffered two broken legs last April.
# twitter - Tuesday 5 August, 2014
Gary Lineker, Jamie Carragher, Luis Garcia and others paid tribute to Spain’s midfield maestro.
# twitter - Sunday 3 August, 2014
They, too, enjoy puppies and memes.
All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.
# twitter - Saturday 2 August, 2014
Monaghan and Armagh both triumphed in last night’s Round 4B qualifier ties.
# twitter - Friday 1 August, 2014
What are ya like?
# twitter - Wednesday 30 July, 2014
The Belgian striker earlier dropped a strong hint he could be set to leave the Londoners with a cryptic Twitter post.
# twitter - Tuesday 29 July, 2014
The site saw its stock price rise by over 30% less than an hour after its second quarter earnings were announced.
“I’m 16yrs old and have witnessed 3 wars, as I see, this is the hardest one.”
The newspaper, however, says it is conscious of the code and guidance around paying parents for stories.
People loooove The Field.
# twitter - Monday 28 July, 2014
Not a gummy Venus Di Milo in sight :(
The Dutch coach may have no choice but to play a false nine this season.
# twitter - Sunday 27 July, 2014
*According to the Conference North side’s official Twitter account.
# twitter - Thursday 24 July, 2014
The social media giant joins Facebook, Google, LinkedIn and Yahoo in being lambasted for hiring mostly white and Asian men.
# twitter - Sunday 20 July, 2014
The Northern Irish golfer triumphed to win his third Major this afternoon.