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 - Thursday 30 January, 2014
Featuring comedian David O’Doherty. Sit back and watch.
# twitter - Monday 27 January, 2014
# twitter - Sunday 26 January, 2014
# twitter - Friday 24 January, 2014
Isabella Sorley and John Nimmo sent expletive-laden messages to Caroline Criado-Perez.
Deep breath, lads. It was a joke.
# twitter - Thursday 23 January, 2014
Would you do this if you found an iPhone on the street?
The internet has lost its MIND.
# twitter - Wednesday 22 January, 2014
Yo, Mona Lisa, get in for a pic!
# twitter - Tuesday 21 January, 2014
The moves like Jagger, I have.
# twitter - Monday 20 January, 2014
The four bull elephants are tracked using GPS collars to help visualise their roaming patterns.
# twitter - Saturday 18 January, 2014
The Immigrant Council of Ireland says the tone of the Facebook page is “deeply worrying”.
The couple became embroiled in a row earlier this week after Twitter messages suggested Shashi Tharoor was having an affair.
Featuring a Twitter app that’s worth having, a game that uses eyes and facial recognition to play, and an app that solves one of the biggest problems when recording video.
# twitter - Friday 17 January, 2014
RTÉ was forced to respond to criticism after ‘curing gays’ tweet last night.
The online payments company, founded by Limerick brothers John and Patrick Collison, is reportedly close to a deal with Twitter that will allow users to purchase goods on the site.
# twitter - Thursday 16 January, 2014
A Twitter account for an RTÉ Radio religious programme asked if ‘gays can be cured’, sparking outrage on Twitter.
The site hopes that the feature will help generate conversation and turn it into a hub for news and discussion.
What a great bunch of lads.
# twitter - Tuesday 14 January, 2014
Lisa Bonchek Adams was diagnosed with breast cancer seven years ago, and has since publicly chronicled her experiences online. Journalists asking whether this is ‘too public’ are asking the wrong questions, writes Marie Ennis-O’Connor.
The spooky tale by the childen’s horror author will take you right back.
The game which involves nominating friends to ‘down’ pints while videoing themselves has reached Irish social media. An alcohol awareness group says it promotes binge drinking.
# twitter - Monday 13 January, 2014
When asked why they’d pulled a young lad over in 1952, the guards were ready.
These innovative “designers” will show you how.
# twitter - Sunday 12 January, 2014
It’s hell out there for celebrities.
People are, um, pleased with their success.
# twitter - Saturday 11 January, 2014
It has nothing to do with her wearing a bikini. That and the rest of the week’s best tweets from famous people.
It was loud and impressive but what was it called?
# twitter - Friday 10 January, 2014
Bow down before the Gods of punning.
He’s decided to back away from social media because he only gets himself into trouble.
# twitter - Wednesday 8 January, 2014
We have a feeling they weren’t taking this too seriously.
# twitter - Tuesday 7 January, 2014
We’re guessing this ain’t the kind of doll Cliff Richard was singing about.
# twitter - Monday 6 January, 2014
Things can only get wetter.
Stop trying to make storm happen.
# twitter - Sunday 5 January, 2014
New Year’s Eve, Christmas Eve… there he was, just smacking down haters.
# twitter - Saturday 4 January, 2014
If you like your politics with a side of humour, that is.
# twitter - Friday 3 January, 2014
And how she somehow turned it around.
# twitter - Thursday 2 January, 2014
Tagged sharks swimming off the south west coast of Australia will tweet an alert whenever they come close to a popular swimming area.
Will this be remembered as the ex-Liverpool star’s pen-throwing moment?