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Twitter

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

From The Score Everton sign Romelu Lukaku for £25million – reports Transfer News

Everton sign Romelu Lukaku for £25million – reports

The Belgian striker earlier dropped a strong hint he could be set to leave the Londoners with a cryptic Twitter post.

# twitter - Yesterday’s News

From Business ETC Turns out investors are really happy about Twitter’s latest earnings call Growth

Turns out investors are really happy about Twitter’s latest earnings call

The site saw its stock price rise by over 30% less than an hour after its second quarter earnings were announced.

From TheJournal.ie “You must listen”: Gaza teen tweets sound of bombs exploding Gaza

“You must listen”: Gaza teen tweets sound of bombs exploding

“I’m 16yrs old and have witnessed 3 wars, as I see, this is the hardest one.”

From Business ETC The Sun criticised for ‘irresponsible’ front page of boy with ‘devil mark’ Witch Hunt

The Sun criticised for ‘irresponsible’ front page of boy with ‘devil mark’

The newspaper, however, says it is conscious of the code and guidance around paying parents for stories.

# twitter - Monday 28 July, 2014

8 people who agree with you about The Simpsons/Family Guy

Not a gummy Venus Di Milo in sight :(

From The Score 5 more things Southampton boss Ronald Koeman might tweet during this transfer window Dwindling Resources

5 more things Southampton boss Ronald Koeman might tweet during this transfer window

The Dutch coach may have no choice but to play a false nine this season.

# twitter - Sunday 27 July, 2014

From The Score ‘Fidel Castro,’ ‘Leon Trotsky’ and ‘Karl Marx’ all named in Hyde City FC’s latest starting XI* STAR NAMES

‘Fidel Castro,’ ‘Leon Trotsky’ and ‘Karl Marx’ all named in Hyde City FC’s latest starting XI*

*According to the Conference North side’s official Twitter account.

# twitter - Thursday 24 July, 2014

From Business ETC Is a Twitter job just for the boys? Twitter says sorry but… yes. Diversity

Is a Twitter job just for the boys? Twitter says sorry but… yes.

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

From The Score Twitter reacts to Rory McIlroy’s Open Championship victory Twittersphere

Twitter reacts to Rory McIlroy’s Open Championship victory

The Northern Irish golfer triumphed to win his third Major this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Weird Wide Web: Shopping on Facebook, a Kim Kardashian app and a controversial logo Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Shopping on Facebook, a Kim Kardashian app and a controversial logo

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# twitter - Thursday 17 July, 2014

AA Roadwatch had to issue an excellent Twitter clarification about a cat

# twitter - Monday 14 July, 2014

Well, it looks like Irish people are finally angry with Garth Brooks

The Twitter reaction has changed dramatically since this saga began.

From TheJournal.ie There were 618,725 tweets per minute about the match during last night’s World Cup Final Tweet My Goal

There were 618,725 tweets per minute about the match during last night’s World Cup Final

The most mentioned player won’t surprise anyone.

# twitter - Sunday 13 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Weird Wide Web: Tweeting during penalties, giant rollable TVs and a shocking exercise tool Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Tweeting during penalties, giant rollable TVs and a shocking exercise tool

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

From The Score Way harsh, Neymar! It’s the sporting tweets of the week Twitterati

Way harsh, Neymar! It’s the sporting tweets of the week

Also featuring Brian O’Driscoll, Colm Cooper and Cathal Pendred.

# twitter - Saturday 12 July, 2014

From The Score Brian Kerr nearly broke Twitter with his World Cup commentary this evening Legend

Brian Kerr nearly broke Twitter with his World Cup commentary this evening

The former Ireland manager was on top form during tonight’s World Cup play-off.

# twitter - Friday 11 July, 2014

From The Score Twitter reacts to Luis Suarez leaving Liverpool Wave Goodbye

Twitter reacts to Luis Suarez leaving Liverpool

Views are very mixed following the Uruguayan star’s departure from the Premier League.

# twitter - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Germany’s trashing of Brazil broke another record last night…on Twitter Twitter Breaker

Germany’s trashing of Brazil broke another record last night…on Twitter

Game smashes Twitter record for most mentions, beating out last year’s Superbowl.

Is this one of the most embarrassing rescue incidents ever?

It involves a dog flap. So probably.

# twitter - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

The CIA are answering gas questions from people on Twitter

And they cleared up a big mystery.

From The Score The story of the World Cup so far (according to Rihanna) Football Fwend

The story of the World Cup so far (according to Rihanna)

Love the way you analyse, RiRi.

# twitter - Monday 7 July, 2014

# twitter - Sunday 6 July, 2014

From The Score 9 tweets that sum up the collective awe of Djokovic and Federer’s Wimbledon classic Respect This post contains videos

9 tweets that sum up the collective awe of Djokovic and Federer’s Wimbledon classic

The tennis stars served up an epic encounter in London this afternoon.

Vanessa Feltz endures ‘vile’ online comments after Rolf Harris assault claim

The presenter says that she was assaulted on live TV.

From The Score Twitter was loving Brian Kerr’s commentary for Argentina-Belgium Genius

Twitter was loving Brian Kerr’s commentary for Argentina-Belgium

“The bushy head on him” and more gems from earlier

# twitter - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

From Business ETC Twitter really wants you to download apps through its site Downloads

Twitter really wants you to download apps through its site

The company has announced the acquisition of TapCommerce, which will help Twitter push ads that encourage app downloads, and opened up its app ad platform to all advertisers.

From The Score Mark Anscombe’s son Gareth brands Ulster hierarchy ‘clowns’ Chicken

Mark Anscombe’s son Gareth brands Ulster hierarchy ‘clowns’

The Chiefs fullback has come out in support of his father.

# twitter - Monday 30 June, 2014

From The Score Twitter reacts to Luis Suarez’s apology for biting Twittersphere

Twitter reacts to Luis Suarez’s apology for biting

Gary Lineker, Colm Tobin and others give their thoughts on the star’s statement.

# twitter - Sunday 29 June, 2014

From The Score Uruguay hang Suarez kit as World Cup tribute Support

Uruguay hang Suarez kit as World Cup tribute

The star’s number nine shirt and kit were laid out in the Maracana changing rooms.

# twitter - Friday 27 June, 2014

From The Score Luke Shaw signs for Manchester United in reported €33 million deal CONFIRMED

Luke Shaw signs for Manchester United in reported €33 million deal

The star had already suggested he’d joined the club on Twitter earlier today.

# twitter - Thursday 26 June, 2014

From The Score 12 of the best tweets about Luis Suarez’ four month ban Summer Holidays

12 of the best tweets about Luis Suarez’ four month ban

‘Four months off work baby!’

# twitter - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

From The Score Twitter reacts to Luis Suarez’s alleged bite Twittersphere

Twitter reacts to Luis Suarez’s alleged bite

The site erupted following the star’s controversial actions today.

# twitter - Sunday 22 June, 2014

From The Score Ride that eagle Clint! It’s the sporting tweets of the week On Eagles Wings

Ride that eagle Clint! It’s the sporting tweets of the week

Featuring a pampered rugby star, RiRi’s World Cup insights and the Queen in a Winehouse wig.

# twitter - Friday 20 June, 2014

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