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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 - Sunday 13 April, 2014

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.

# twitter - Thursday 20 March, 2014

# twitter - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Which Irish counties love Twitter most? And which are flapping behind? The Twitter Machine

Which Irish counties love Twitter most? And which are flapping behind?

What gives @Longford? You’re being left behind by @Laois and @Leitrim!

# twitter - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

# twitter - Sunday 16 March, 2014

From Business ETC How to find out if someone unfriended you on Facebook Unfriendly

How to find out if someone unfriended you on Facebook

It hurts, but if you REALLY need to know…

From The Score Lookin’ good, Cian! It’s the sporting tweets of the week Twittersphere This post contains images

Lookin’ good, Cian! It’s the sporting tweets of the week

Also featuring Brian O’Driscoll, Conor McGregor and Darran O’Sullivan.

# twitter - Saturday 15 March, 2014

From The Score Twitter reacts to Ireland’s dramatic Six Nations defeat of France Ecstasy This post contains images

Twitter reacts to Ireland’s dramatic Six Nations defeat of France

The Irish users on the site were united in joy after Joe Schmidt’s men won the Six Nations Championship.

Tweet Sweeper: Who reckons Ruby Walsh could take Chuck Norris?

We reckon there’s a slight size discrepancy. It’s all the most gas tweets from celebrities.

# twitter - Friday 14 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie London police use Facebook ad in Yemen to track down suspected rapist and murderer Social Media

London police use Facebook ad in Yemen to track down suspected rapist and murderer

Twenty-three-year-old Martine Vik Magnussen was raped and murdered in London in March 2008.

Here’s what the UK thought of new Irish sitcom The Walshes

The three-part comedy aired on BBC Four last night.

# twitter - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

From The Score Twitter was amused by George Hamilton’s odd-sounding commentary tonight Retro This post contains images

Twitter was amused by George Hamilton’s odd-sounding commentary tonight

Many of the site’s users questioned whether he was commentating from the moon.

7 ways the internet has changed how we flirt

We Irish aren’t very gifted when it comes to flirting. The internet helps a lot.