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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 - Yesterday’s News

From The Daily Edge Here’s why @CrapTaxidermy is a horrifying Twitter must-follow Stuff This
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

From The Daily Edge US Airways apologises after tweeting very explicit pornographic photo Not Nice

US Airways apologises after tweeting very explicit pornographic photo

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

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”.

From The Daily Edge Grumpy Cat wore Pharrell’s hat to the MTV Movie Awards Because I'm Catty

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

The fabulous feline stole the show.

# twitter - Sunday 13 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge 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.

From The Daily Edge Here’s why John Waters is ‘trending’ in Ireland today Pantigate

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

From The Daily Edge Tweet Sweeper: Which celeb judge fell asleep during The Voice? Twitterverse

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

From The Daily Edge The internet can’t get over this pub’s rude ‘open for business’ sign Watch This Space
From The Daily Edge Someone has invented a mirror that takes selfies for you Mirror Mirror
From The Daily Edge This wonderful account is tweeting a teenage diary from 1981 Northern Ireland Troubles

# twitter - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge 1994 Wexford car spotted in Moscow… today Moscow Town
From The Daily Edge 5 ways Twitter is damaging your love life Antisocial Media

5 ways Twitter is damaging your love life

First Twitter, then divorce.

# twitter - Monday 7 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge If Facebook, Twitter and Instagram took over the Game of Thrones world… Game Of Phones

# 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

# twitter - Thursday 3 April, 2014

# twitter - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Smiley face! You can now see emojis on Twitter desktop Totes Emosh

# twitter - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

‘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

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

From The Daily Edge Tweet Sweeper: Who “sh*t the togs” in their car this week? Twitterverse

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

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.

The British Monarchy has spoken in Irish

On Twitter, but still.

# twitter - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge A Twitter bug deleted Ellen’s Oscar selfie Selfie Scandal

A Twitter bug deleted Ellen’s Oscar selfie

The record breaking tweet mysteriously disappeared offline.

# twitter - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

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

“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

From The Daily Edge 13 people who shouldn’t be allowed to share on social media Oversharing
From The Daily Edge Tweet Sweeper: What boybander drinks breast milk? Twitterverse

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

From The Daily Edge This Irish primary school’s Happy dance video is almost unbearably great Happy
From The Daily Edge Gerry Adams asked the internet to explain trolling, and here’s what happened Under The Bridge
From The Daily Edge Arrested Development and House of Cards had a war of words on Twitter Are Ya Startin

# twitter - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge News station apologises after accidentally showing someone’s penis Whoops

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

From The Daily Edge Manchester police leave brilliant note for homeowner after drugs bust The Law Won

# 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.

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