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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

Twitter is having a hilarious meltdown about the sound on Jamaica Inn

Or “Jggmmpfffrt Inn”, as the regulars would say.

# twitter - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

From The Score Twitter was largely unimpressed with tonight’s Atletico-Chelsea game Twittersphere

Twitter was largely unimpressed with tonight’s Atletico-Chelsea game

A dull 0-0 draw led to several complaints on the social networking site.

# twitter - Sunday 20 April, 2014

How Twitter reacted to the end of Oxegen (for now, anyway)

Will it affect Electric Picnic?

# twitter - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Tweet Sweeper: Who has “white bread coming out their nostrils”?

The answer, plus all the rest of the best celebrity tweetiest tweets.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why 14 year old Twitter ‘terrorists’ have nothing to worry about American Airlines

Column: Why 14 year old Twitter ‘terrorists’ have nothing to worry about

There is such a thing as being too sensitive and overreacting when people do stupid things on social media, writes Aaron McKenna.

# twitter - Friday 18 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: A Limerick village re-staged Christ’s crucifixion today – in stunning detail Passion 2014

PHOTOS: A Limerick village re-staged Christ’s crucifixion today – in stunning detail

The event, in Nicker parish, is one of the largest and post detailed re-enactments of the Passion of Christ ever staged in Ireland.

# twitter - Thursday 17 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Careful now: The Department of the Environment doesn’t pull its punches on Twitter Smackdown
From The Score Gerry Adams, Brendan Cummins and Diarmuid O’Sullivan pay tribute as Tony Browne retires Saluting A Legend This post contains images

Gerry Adams, Brendan Cummins and Diarmuid O’Sullivan pay tribute as Tony Browne retires

The Mount Sion club man has called time after brilliant service to his county.

From Business ETC Twitter takes more inspiration from Facebook by pushing mobile app ads Mobile Ads

Twitter takes more inspiration from Facebook by pushing mobile app ads

The new ads will allow users to download apps through promoted tweets and outside the app itself.

# twitter - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

From The Score Somebody let John Daly hit a golf ball out of their mouth Tee-th It Up

Somebody let John Daly hit a golf ball out of their mouth

Don’t try this at home kids.

# twitter - Monday 14 April, 2014

US Airways apologises after tweeting very explicit pornographic photo

And to a passenger, too. The airline is now investigating.

From TheJournal.ie Dutch girl (14) arrested for making joke threat to airline on Twitter Joke

Dutch girl (14) arrested for making joke threat to airline on Twitter

The 14-year-old tweeted American Airlines saying “hello, my name’s Ibrahim and I’m from Afghanistan. I’m part of Al Qaida and on June 1st I’m gonna do something really big bye”.

Grumpy Cat wore Pharrell’s hat to the MTV Movie Awards

The fabulous feline stole the show.

# twitter - Sunday 13 April, 2014

Tweeting an airline to say you’re a member of Al-Qaeda isn’t a great idea, apparently Joke

Tweeting an airline to say you’re a member of Al-Qaeda isn’t a great idea, apparently

Especially when you end up being reported to the FBI.

Here’s why John Waters is ‘trending’ in Ireland today

An interview in today’s Sunday Independent has generated much debate.

From The Score He’s right, Joe: It’s the Sporting Tweets of the Week Twittersphere

He’s right, Joe: It’s the Sporting Tweets of the Week

From tactics to tuxes and even a suit of armour, Twitter didn’t disappoint us this week.

# twitter - Saturday 12 April, 2014

Tweet Sweeper: Which celeb judge fell asleep during The Voice?

The answer, plus all the most gas of the week’s tweets from famous people.

# twitter - Friday 11 April, 2014

Someone has invented a mirror that takes selfies for you

An essential household item.

# twitter - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

5 ways Twitter is damaging your love life

First Twitter, then divorce.

# twitter - Monday 7 April, 2014

# twitter - Sunday 6 April, 2014

From The Score Calm down Roy! It’s the sporting tweets of the week Twittersphere This post contains images

Calm down Roy! It’s the sporting tweets of the week

Also featuring Gordon D’Arcy, Dónal Óg Cusack and Barack Obama.

# twitter - Friday 4 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Two TDs had a go at each other on Twitter today… mainly over a local swimming pool Fight Fight Fight

# twitter - Thursday 3 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Turkish authorities have (reluctantly) restored access to Twitter Back Online

# twitter - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

# twitter - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Following my leader’: Bill Clinton parodies his wife’s famous meme photo Texts From Bill

‘Following my leader’: Bill Clinton parodies his wife’s famous meme photo

The 2012 photo of former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton went viral.

# twitter - Monday 31 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: We need to stop comparing ourselves to our ‘friends’ online FOMO

Column: We need to stop comparing ourselves to our ‘friends’ online

I have come to realise that although I don’t have the perfect partner, dream home or even have a car of my own, my life is just fine, writes Angharad Williams.

# twitter - Saturday 29 March, 2014

Tweet Sweeper: Who “sh*t the togs” in their car this week?

He shook the Queen’s hand and e’erythang. The answer, plus all the best of the week’s tweets from famous people.

# twitter - Friday 28 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Government departments urged to use social media and communicate online Talk To Us

Government departments urged to use social media and communicate online

The government departments have been criticised for not utilising social media to inform the public about their work.

From TheJournal.ie The British Monarchy has spoken in Irish Go Raibh Maith Agat

The British Monarchy has spoken in Irish

On Twitter, but still.

# twitter - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

A Twitter bug deleted Ellen’s Oscar selfie

The record breaking tweet mysteriously disappeared offline.

# twitter - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: #NoMakeupSelfies abound, but where’s the barefaced truth on social media? Barefaced Truth

Column: #NoMakeupSelfies abound, but where’s the barefaced truth on social media?

Social media has become our ‘happiness record’. Nobody wants to know about the bad stuff – the laundry piles, the messy house, the sticky kids – and we’re just adding to the pressure to be perfect, writes Sinéad Fox.

From Business ETC Ireland would be “biggest loser” in OECD tax shake-up Tax Target

Ireland would be “biggest loser” in OECD tax shake-up

Proposals to tax digital companies where user bases are located would “fundamentally change” the environment for tech giants based in Ireland.

# twitter - Sunday 23 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “They run all kinds of lies”: Turkish PM in new tirade against Twitter & Facebook No Tweets

“They run all kinds of lies”: Turkish PM in new tirade against Twitter & Facebook

Social media networks have been flooded with recordings allegedly showing Erdogan talking with his son about hiding vast sums of money and interfering in court cases…

# twitter - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Tweet Sweeper: What boybander drinks breast milk?

Yep. All natural, guys. The answer comes along with some more of this week’s gas tweets from famous people.

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