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Verne Troyer's death has spawned countless jokes, and Twitter is calling for some compassion - DailyEdge.ie

After rising to fame in 1994 for his role in Baby's Day Out, Verne Troyer spent 24 years in the public eye before his death at the age of 49 yesterday. verne Source: PA Images. Perhaps best known for his role as Mini-Me in the Austin Powers franchise ...

Official FA Cup twitter account mocks Harry Kane claiming Chris Smalling has him in his pocket - Telegraph.co.uk

The Football Association has risked upsetting Tottenham Hotspur and Harry Kane with a tweet that was sent out after the club's FA Cup semi-final defeat to Manchester United. Kane suffered a rare off day during Tottenham's 2-1 defeat to United at ...

Jose Reyes lives up to his Twitter prediction - New York Post

ATLANTA — Jose Reyes took to Twitter before Saturday's game to post a positive thought. “Reyes will get a hit,” the Mets shortstop posted 11 times in succession. The tactic worked. Reyes, who was hitless in 20 at-bats to start the season, went 3-for-4 ...

Red Sox, Athletics Have Hilarious Twitter Interaction Amid Oakland's No-Hitter - NESN.com

It's an unwritten rule in baseball that if a pitcher has a no-hitter going deep in the game, no one is to say a word about it. The official Twitter account of Major League Baseball gave followers an update of the Red Sox-Athletics game after the sixth ...

Twitter reacts to Kevin Lee's lopsided win over Edson Barboza at UFC Fight Night 128 - MMAjunkie

Kevin Lee got himself back in the discussion among top lightweight contenders on Saturday when he defeated Edson Barboza in the UFC Fight Night 128 headliner. Following a disappointing loss to Tony Ferguson in October, Lee (17-3 MMA, 10-3 UFC ...

Twitter erupts as Barcelona beat Sevilla 5-0 to Copa Del Rey Cup - Sportskeeda

Barcelona smashed Sevilla 5-0 in Saturday's Copa del Rey final and Lionel Messi leveled a long-standing record in the process. Barca were unplayable at the Wanda Metropolitano on Saturday, blowing Sevilla way in remarkable style. Luis Suarez's brace ...

They said what?! Pros react to Frankie Edgar's decision win over Cub Swanson at UFC Atlantic City - Bloody Elbow

The promotion's #3 featherweight Frankie Edgar leaned on his pressure, footwork, and volume to realize a unanimous decision win over the #4 Cub Swanson in the UFC Atlantic City co-main event. Pro fighters shared their thoughts on Twitter, and honestly ...

Twitter reacts to Frankie Edgar's victory over Cub Swanson in UFC Fight Night 128 rematch - MMAjunkie

Frankie Edgar put himself back consideration among top featherweight contenders on Saturday when he scored his second career win over Cub Swanson in the UFC Fight Night 128 co-headliner. Edgar (23-6-1 MMA, 17-6-1 UFC) was questioned for making a quick ...

Twitter in meltdown as AB de Villiers goes bonkers in RCB's win over DD; video - Deccan Chronicle

Twitter in meltdown as AB de Villiers goes bonkers in RCB's win over DD; video. DECCAN CHRONICLE. Published Apr 22, 2018, 9:50 am IST. Updated Apr 22, 2018, 9:50 am IST. The South African maverick scored 90* off 39 balls as RCB sailed past DD's 174 on ...

Surge in anonymous Asia Twitter accounts sparks bot fears - ABS-CBN News

Soon prominent Twitter users in Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Sri Lanka noticed the same phenomenon -- a surge in follows from anonymous, recently created accounts, adopting local sounding names but barely engaging on the platform ...

Adrien Broner Vs. Jessie Vargas Results: Winner, Highlights, Quotes, Twitter Reaction And Purse Info - Forbes

Adrien Broner (33-3-1) and Jessie Vargas (28-2-1) fought to an entertaining majority draw (115-113 Broner, 114-114x2) at the Barclays Center on Saturday. Jessie Vargas, right, punches Adrien Broner during the 10th round of a welterweight boxing match ...

Trump praises Michael Cohen on Twitter - Yahoo News

Trump praises Michael Cohen on Twitter. ABC News Videos • April 21, 2018. Trump vehemently defended Cohen after The New York Times published a story saying his longtime attorney may turn on him now that the FBI obtained possibly incriminating evidence ...

Jermall Charlo Vs. Hugo Centeno Results: Winner, KO Highlights, Quotes, Twitter Reaction, Purse Info - Forbes

Jermall Charlo (27-0, 21 KO) is for real and he made a huge statement on Saturday night from Barclays Center in Brooklyn. NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 21: Jermall Charlo punches Hugo Centeno Jr. during their WBC Interim Middleweight Championship bout at ...

Twitter reacts to confusing Ricky Simon-Merab Dvalishvili finish at UFC Atlantic City - MMAjunkie

In what was seemingly a first in UFC history, Ricky Simon was awarded a TKO victory at UFC Fight Night 128 despite his opponent making it past the final bell of their bantamweight fight. Merab Dvalishvili (7-4 MMA, 0-2 UFC) was arguably getting the ...

Gervonta Davis Vs. Jesus Cuellar Results: Winner, Highlights, Twitter Reaction, Purse Info - Forbes

Gervonta Davis (20-0, 19 KO) kicked off the Showtime tripleheader from the Barclays Center in style. LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 26: Gervonta Davis smiles at Francisco Fonseca during their junior lightweight bout on August 26, 2017 at T-Mobile Arena in Las ...

Class-X boy creates UP DGP's fake Twitter handle, gets Gorakhpur cops cracking on brother's case - Times of India

LUCKNOW: A Class-X boy created a Twitter handle using the name of UP director general of police (DGP) just to make local cops in Gorakhpur district take action in a cheating case in which his elder brother had been gypped of Rs 45,000. The cops, who ...

Is Twitter Stock Better Than Facebook, Google-Parent Alphabet? - Investor's Business Daily

A year ago, this would have been a laughable question. At most, investors might debate whether Twitter or Snap was a better Facebook also-ran. Over the past 12 months, Snap has tumbled 28%. Facebook has climbed 16% and Google-parent Alphabet 25 ...

Carl Frampton Vs. Nonito Donaire Results: Highlights, Analysis, Quotes And Twitter Reaction - Forbes

Carl Frampton (25-1, 14 KO) was too quick for the man we've come to know as "The Filipino Flash" Nonito Donaire (38-5, 24 KO). Frampton is now the interim WBO featherweight champion and headed toward a much-anticipated scrap at Windsor Park. Carl ...

Liverpool ace Mohamed Salah has hilarious Twitter exchange with Ahmed Hegazi after he was 'beat up' by West Brom ... - Daily Mail

Liverpool ace Mohamed Salah was happy to catch up with Ahmed Hegazi after Saturday's Premier League encounter despite catching a right hand from the West Brom defender. Salah was left holding his face after being caught by his Egyptian team-mate as the ...

Amir Khan Vs. Phil Lo Greco Results: KO Highlights, Analysis, Quotes And Twitter Reaction - Forbes

After a two-year absence, Amir Khan made an emphatic return to the ring with a 39-second demolition of an overmatched Phil Lo Greco at the Echo Arena in Liverpool. Britain's Amir Khan (L) fights Canada's Phil Lo Greco in their Super-Welterweight ...

Twitter is an online news and social networking service where users post and read short 140-character messages called "tweets". Registered users can post and read tweets, but those who are unregistered can only read them. Users access Twitter through the website interface, SMS or mobile device app. Twitter Inc. is based in San Francisco and has more than 25 offices around the world.

Twitter, Inc.
Twitter bird logo 2012.svg
Type of business Public
Type of site
News and social network service
Available in Multilingual
Traded as NYSETWTR
Founded March 21, 2006; 10 years ago (2006-03-21)
Headquarters San Francisco, California, U.S.
Coordinates 37°46′36″N 122°25′00″W / 37.7768°N 122.4166°W / 37.7768; -122.4166Coordinates: 37°46′36″N 122°25′00″W / 37.7768°N 122.4166°W / 37.7768; -122.4166
Area served Worldwide
Founder(s) Jack Dorsey
Noah Glass
Biz Stone
Evan Williams
Key people Omid Kordestani

Jack Dorsey
Industry Internet
Revenue Increase US$2.21 billion (2015)
Net income Increase US$-521 million (2015)
Employees 3,860 (June 2016)
Subsidiaries Vine
Periscope
Website twitter.com
Alexa rank Negative increase 10 (December 2016)
Registration Required to post, follow, or be followed
Users 313 million active users (June 2016)
Launched July 15, 2006 (2006-07-15)
Current status Active
Written in Java, Ruby, Scala, JavaScript

Twitter (/ˈtwɪtər/) is an online news and social networking service where users post and read short 140-character messages called "tweets". Registered users can post and read tweets, but those who are unregistered can only read them. Users access Twitter through the website interface, SMS or mobile device app. Twitter Inc. is based in San Francisco and has more than 25 offices around the world.

Twitter was created in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey, Noah Glass, Biz Stone, and Evan Williams and launched in July, whereby the service rapidly gained worldwide popularity. In 2012, more than 100 million users posted 340 million tweets a day, and the service handled an average of 1.6 billion search queries per day. In 2013, it was one of the ten most-visited websites and has been described as "the SMS of the Internet". As of March 2016, Twitter had more than 310 million monthly active users. On the day of the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Twitter proved to be the largest source of breaking news, with 40 million tweets sent by 10 p.m. (East Coast Time) that day.