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# tweet-2 - Saturday 5 January, 2013

Kobe Bryant joins Twitter, gains 432,235 followers in 22 hours
# Bandwagon
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# Bandwagon

Kobe Bryant joins Twitter, gains 432,235 followers in 22 hours

Jan 5th 2013, 3:32 PM 887 Views 0 Comments

The LA Lakers star lost out to the Clippers last night and is still 6m followers behind LeBron James.

# tweet-2 - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Here are our top 10 most tweeted articles in 2012
# Review 2012
# Review 2012

Here are our top 10 most tweeted articles in 2012

Dec 26th 2012, 7:00 PM 7,736 Views 3 Comments

From Maeve Binchy to the fatal Swedish House Mafia concert, these are TheJournal.ie stories which were shared the most on Twitter this year.

# tweet-2 - Friday 14 December, 2012

Christmas tweets to light up old Dublin flour mill
# Happy Tweetmas
# Happy Tweetmas

Christmas tweets to light up old Dublin flour mill

Dec 14th 2012, 7:15 AM 6,320 Views 5 Comments

AOL is inviting people to send festive tweets, the most popular of which will be projected onto the side of Boland’s Mill in the Grand Canal Dock.

# tweet-2 - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Former Wallaby legend Campese slammed for rant about female sportswriters
# Campo
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# Campo

Former Wallaby legend Campese slammed for rant about female sportswriters

Nov 28th 2012, 9:05 AM 1,450 Views 9 Comments

The goose-stepping rugby star has been putting out fires (with tweets) ever since.

# tweet-2 - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Vatican launches new Latin-teaching academy... with a tweet
# Scribere
# Scribere

Vatican launches new Latin-teaching academy... with a tweet

Nov 21st 2012, 4:40 PM 3,003 Views 14 Comments

Cardinal who heads up the academy is an avid tweeter and promoted his new project by tweeting in Latin.

# tweet-2 - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

The most popular tweet of all time
# Election 2012
From The Daily Edge
# Election 2012

The most popular tweet of all time

Nov 7th 2012, 8:37 AM 25,259 Views 49 Comments

Four more years. Half-a-million retweets.

# tweet-2 - Sunday 30 September, 2012

MEP Nick Griffin says he will not apologise for 'Fenian' comment on Twitter
# BNP
# BNP

MEP Nick Griffin says he will not apologise for 'Fenian' comment on Twitter

Sep 30th 2012, 2:46 PM 21,082 Views 108 Comments

Griffin hit out at republicans after he received “vast amounts” of abuse on his Twitter feed.

# tweet-2 - Friday 28 September, 2012

Ferdinand: "The footage doesn't lie"
# Tweet
From The42
# Tweet

Ferdinand: "The footage doesn't lie"

Sep 28th 2012, 2:30 PM 1,062 Views 2 Comments

QPR defender breaks his silence about the events of the past few months.

# tweet-2 - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

Button 'disappointed' with Lewis Hamilton over leaked team data
# Tension
From The42
# Tension

Button 'disappointed' with Lewis Hamilton over leaked team data

Sep 4th 2012, 11:35 AM 1,035 Views 1 Comment

Hamilton posted the tweet after Saturday’s qualifying session for the Belgian GP.

# tweet-2 - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Twitter agrees to block fake Indian PM accounts
# Hoax
# Hoax

Twitter agrees to block fake Indian PM accounts

Aug 23rd 2012, 12:31 PM 2,534 Views 1 Comment

The government asked Twitter to take down the accounts because they risked increasing ethnic and religious tension.

# tweet-2 - Friday 17 August, 2012

Here's your awkward Robin van Persie pic of the day
# Embarrassing
From The42
# Embarrassing

Here's your awkward Robin van Persie pic of the day

Aug 17th 2012, 4:00 PM 5,113 Views 6 Comments

The striker today implied Man United were his boyhood club. But then this unfortunate photo emerged.

Rio Ferdinand fined over 'choc ice' tweet
# Punishment
From The42
# Punishment

Rio Ferdinand fined over 'choc ice' tweet

Aug 17th 2012, 2:17 PM 7,151 Views 35 Comments

The player will be forced to pay €57,000 for improper conduct over comments he made on Twitter.

# tweet-2 - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Clarke, McGinley and Bjorn named as European Ryder Cup vice-captains
# Experience
From The42
# Experience

Clarke, McGinley and Bjorn named as European Ryder Cup vice-captains

Aug 16th 2012, 2:36 PM 521 Views 0 Comments

A fourth assistant will by named by José María Olazábal on 27 August when he reveals his two wildcard picks.

# tweet-2 - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Tributes from football legends, teammates and Green Army flood in for retiring Given
# There Goes My Hero
From The42
# There Goes My Hero

Tributes from football legends, teammates and Green Army flood in for retiring Given

Aug 14th 2012, 1:21 PM 986 Views 0 Comments

Sean St Ledger was gutted to hear of the Donegal man’s retirement and called him ‘an unbelievable goalkeeper’.

# tweet-2 - Monday 6 August, 2012

Gardaí to probe racism claim from Man City player following banana throwing incident
# Probe
From The42
# Probe

Gardaí to probe racism claim from Man City player following banana throwing incident

Aug 6th 2012, 1:02 PM 9,842 Views 50 Comments

Gael Clichy made the allegation on his Twitter account, saying it was ‘sad to see’.

# tweet-2 - Saturday 4 August, 2012

'Job done, from the Olympic ring': Barnes tweets seconds after boxing win
# Follow Saturday
From The42
# Follow Saturday

'Job done, from the Olympic ring': Barnes tweets seconds after boxing win

Aug 4th 2012, 8:22 PM 10,970 Views 14 Comments

The Belfast man is giving Flloyd Mayweather Jr a run for his money as a personality and a self-promoter

# tweet-2 - Thursday 2 August, 2012

Picture this: Iran's supreme leader has joined Instagram
# Iranagram
From The Daily Edge
# Iranagram

Picture this: Iran's supreme leader has joined Instagram

Aug 2nd 2012, 6:30 PM 3,237 Views 8 Comments

The supreme leader of Iran, Grand Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has thrown caution to the wind and joined the photo-sharing site.

# tweet-2 - Saturday 28 July, 2012

Tweet Sweeper: Paul Galvin is worried for low-flying ducks
# Twitterverse
From The Daily Edge
# Twitterverse

Tweet Sweeper: Paul Galvin is worried for low-flying ducks

Jul 28th 2012, 9:30 AM 6,681 Views 7 Comments

You’ve seen him laugh. You’ve seen him cry. But have you ever seen him tweet about Geordie Shore?

# tweet-2 - Friday 27 July, 2012

Column: The Twitter joke trial shows freedom of speech has to include comedy
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The Twitter joke trial shows freedom of speech has to include comedy

Jul 27th 2012, 7:30 PM 214 Views 25 Comments

It doesn’t matter if comedy is offensive or upsetting – free speech must allow for all speech, writes Simon Carty.

Twitter explains why the site went down yesterday
# Failwhale
# Failwhale

Twitter explains why the site went down yesterday

Jul 27th 2012, 1:54 PM 6,060 Views 18 Comments

Twitter suffered its second outage in five weeks yesterday, with users unable to access the site for a couple of hours. Did it affect you?

# tweet-2 - Saturday 16 June, 2012

Whales, legs and Big Ben - the best inanimate objects on Twitter
# Objectified
From The Daily Edge
# Objectified

Whales, legs and Big Ben - the best inanimate objects on Twitter

Jun 16th 2012, 6:30 PM 4,281 Views 8 Comments

Tired of celebrities? Here’s what these inanimate objects have to say about the world.

# tweet-2 - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Ireland's Call - Part Two: Put your questions to the Irish team in New Zealand
# Tough Ask
From The42
# Tough Ask

Ireland's Call - Part Two: Put your questions to the Irish team in New Zealand

Jun 13th 2012, 8:48 AM 1,844 Views 13 Comments

Get in touch with us to put your most searching queries to captain Brian O’Driscoll and coach Declan Kidney.

# tweet-2 - Friday 8 June, 2012

Summer Tour Diary: Tweets from Amy and McFadden orders an ‘Irish coffee’
# Biggest Fan
From The42
# Biggest Fan

Summer Tour Diary: Tweets from Amy and McFadden orders an ‘Irish coffee’

Jun 8th 2012, 9:55 AM 3,416 Views 3 Comments

Brian O’Driscoll’s wife is cheering him on from afar, the Irish players miss Maxwell House and Kiwis remind us again that we have never beaten them.

# tweet-2 - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

Ireland's Call: Put your question to Declan Kidney and Brian O'Driscoll in New Zealand
# Ask The Experts
From The42
# Ask The Experts

Ireland's Call: Put your question to Declan Kidney and Brian O'Driscoll in New Zealand

Jun 6th 2012, 9:50 AM 1,377 Views 6 Comments

We are giving you the opportunity to put your best comment forward to the Irish rugby team days before they face the All Blacks.

# tweet-2 - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Different strokes: 'common sense' prevailing over Twitter policy
# Euro 2012
From The42
# Euro 2012

Different strokes: 'common sense' prevailing over Twitter policy

Jun 5th 2012, 10:14 AM 581 Views 0 Comments

Denmark appear to be the only team to have held a firm social networking ban in place.

# tweet-2 - Saturday 2 June, 2012

In pictures: Twitter's reaction to #EURef
# Referendum
# Referendum

In pictures: Twitter's reaction to #EURef

Jun 2nd 2012, 2:39 PM 4,389 Views 12 Comments

How the Twittersphere reacted to Ireland’s decision to vote Yes in the Fiscal Compact referendum…

# tweet-2 - Monday 28 May, 2012

It's official: Hazard confirms that he will sign for Chelsea
# London Ho!
From The42
# London Ho!

It's official: Hazard confirms that he will sign for Chelsea

May 28th 2012, 9:23 PM 954 Views 9 Comments

The tweet came late but fans of the Champions League winners will be delighted nonetheless.

I'll be seeing you: Fabregas hit the social network to declare Euro 2012 fitness
# Euro 2012
From The42
# Euro 2012

I'll be seeing you: Fabregas hit the social network to declare Euro 2012 fitness

May 28th 2012, 8:17 PM 517 Views 0 Comments

The Spanish midfielder says he will be ready to play Italy on 10 June and Ireland four days later.

# tweet-2 - Friday 13 April, 2012

'Get a life': Piri Weepu hits back at fans accusing him of gaining weight
# All Flak
From The42
# All Flak

'Get a life': Piri Weepu hits back at fans accusing him of gaining weight

Apr 13th 2012, 1:26 PM 1,282 Views 1 Comment

The All Black and Auckland Blues scrum-half has copped some flak on Twitter for his side’s poor Super 15 start

# tweet-2 - Sunday 8 April, 2012

Flanagan's 'government deathwish' tweet criticised by Labour TD
# Government Deathwish
# Government Deathwish

Flanagan's 'government deathwish' tweet criticised by Labour TD

Apr 8th 2012, 3:17 PM 2,837 Views 14 Comments

A tweet from Fine Gael chairman Charlie Flanagan in which he asked had the Social Protection Minister “a government deathwish” has been criticised by Labour TD Colm Keaveney.

# tweet-2 - Saturday 31 March, 2012

Tweet dreams: Irish Olympic athletes free to use Twitter at London 2012
# Tweet On
From The42
# Tweet On

Tweet dreams: Irish Olympic athletes free to use Twitter at London 2012

Mar 31st 2012, 4:24 PM 396 Views 0 Comments

Pat Hickey knows what a London Bus looks like but, by the looks of it, he prefers vintage technology.

# tweet-2 - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

It’s not just you: Twitter admits ‘unfollowing bug’
# Anti-social Network
# Anti-social Network

It’s not just you: Twitter admits ‘unfollowing bug’

Mar 28th 2012, 9:14 PM 5,837 Views 4 Comments

Twitter acknowledged today that there is a bug which causes Twitter users to randomly unfollow people and said its team of engineers is working to fix it.

# tweet-2 - Monday 19 March, 2012

Poll: Has technology affected face-to-face communication?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Has technology affected face-to-face communication?

Mar 19th 2012, 12:19 PM 9,229 Views 43 Comments

Advances in technology have enabled us to communicate across oceans and continents – but do we tweet too much and not talk face-to-face enough? Let us know what you think.

# tweet-2 - Sunday 11 March, 2012

Further regulatory process over Gallagher complaint is 'not a matter for RTÉ to decide or influence'
# Frontline
# Frontline

Further regulatory process over Gallagher complaint is 'not a matter for RTÉ to decide or influence'

Mar 11th 2012, 3:42 PM 3,076 Views 39 Comments

The national broadcaster has responded to an earlier statement made by lawyers for presidential candidate Seán Gallagher calling for a public inquiry into last year’s controversial Frontline debate.

# tweet-2 - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Column: BAI report does not close file on That Tweet
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: BAI report does not close file on That Tweet

Mar 8th 2012, 4:29 PM 46 Views 39 Comments

Seán Gallagher’s Áras bid may have been derailed with or without the tweet from fake McGuinness account. But the point is we need to know who was behind it, says Derek Mooney who knows all about losing a job amid a Twitter controversy…

# tweet-2 - Monday 13 February, 2012

Malaysia defends deportation of Saudi journalist over tweet
# Deportation
# Deportation

Malaysia defends deportation of Saudi journalist over tweet

Feb 13th 2012, 2:38 PM 1,293 Views 12 Comments

Saudi journalist Hamza Kashgari has been deported over a potentially blasphemous tweet posted online last week.

# tweet-2 - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

Alec Baldwin tweets joke about why he called his daughter Ireland
# Nominative Determinism
From The Daily Edge
# Nominative Determinism

Alec Baldwin tweets joke about why he called his daughter Ireland

Feb 8th 2012, 1:21 PM 8,061 Views 9 Comments

It’s pretty funny.

# tweet-2 - Thursday 5 January, 2012

British MP apologies over ‘white people love playing divide and rule’ tweet
# Controversial Tweet
# Controversial Tweet

British MP apologies over ‘white people love playing divide and rule’ tweet

Jan 5th 2012, 2:35 PM 7,121 Views 141 Comments

Diane Abbott has apologised after a tweet led to accusations of racism. Her party leader Ed Miliband called her during a TV interview to give her “a severe dressing down”, it is reported.

# tweet-2 - Monday 12 December, 2011

Charlie Sheen accidentally tweets phone number to 5.5 million followers
# Losing
From The Daily Edge
# Losing

Charlie Sheen accidentally tweets phone number to 5.5 million followers

Dec 12th 2011, 9:28 PM 9,578 Views 5 Comments

The tiger-blooded actor was apparently trying to send a direct message to Justin Bieber. Yes, really.

Ref off, you've got the wrong Chris! Spurs fans abuse Olympic gold medallist by mistake
# FoyNotHoy
From The42
# FoyNotHoy

Ref off, you've got the wrong Chris! Spurs fans abuse Olympic gold medallist by mistake

Dec 12th 2011, 4:19 PM 728 Views 1 Comment

Sir Chris Hoy politely asks aggrieved Tottenham fans to stop directing their misplaced criticism towards him.