10 years of Twitter: A World at School’s top 10 tweets
Happy birthday Twitter. The social media tool was launched 10 years ago today – and who could have predicted how much could be said in just 140 characters?
With more than 300 million active monthly users, Twitter has become a hugely popular way to communicate with friends, followers and total strangers interested in what you have to say.
You can also see 10 celebrities who have tweeted to help every child get an education.
A World at School is even younger than Twitter. We tweeted for the first time in 2013.
We are short two million teachers. Four million classrooms. And a billion books. Money alone won’t fix this problem http://t.co/KUmYbqq01n
— A World at School (@aworldatschool) April 10, 2013
Now our 42,000 Twitter followers get our daily digest of news, views and personal stories about the fight to get every child around the world into school and learning.
Here’s a look at the 10 A World at School tweets that have created the most engagement – including retweets, likes and mentions – starting with the most recent.
Theirworld – the children’s charity behind A World at School – launches the #RewritingTheCode campaign.
How can you help change the embedded values that hold girls back? https://t.co/ZWL96NRBIC #RewritingTheCode pic.twitter.com/rKUwLUT73o
— A World at School (@aworldatschool) March 3, 2016
These talented refugee brothers rap about their new life and their old home in Syria.
These young Syrian brothers are full of talent and potential. Just like every refugee child. Watch their story here.https://t.co/5tAmEJOx72
— A World at School (@aworldatschool) January 14, 2016
Gordon Brown, the United Nations Special Envoy for Global Education, talks to an inspiring young woman in New York.
Salome, a Chibok girl who escaped Boko Haram, bravely shares her story at #UpForSchool Town Hall. #BringBackOurGirls pic.twitter.com/QkZxRcO10f
— A World at School (@aworldatschool) September 28, 2015
An incredible moment as A World at School’s #UpForSchool petition is handed in to the top man at the UN.
10M #UpForSchool petition signatures demanding action for education delivered to @UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon! pic.twitter.com/IBpZvqUa0R
— A World at School (@aworldatschool) September 25, 2015
The day before, the petition is handed over by two of our Global Youth Ambassadors to singing superstar and campaigner Shakira.
AMAZING! Global Youth Ambassadors @BenedictJoson & @DawniqueLarisa deliver #UpForSchool petition with @shakira! pic.twitter.com/rkMr1Cm3bF
— A World at School (@aworldatschool) September 24, 2015
As momentum gathers, the shout goes out to everyone who cares about children’s right to education to add their name to the petition.
Nearly 5 million people have called for world leaders to stand #UpForSchool! Have you? Sign: http://t.co/5AhKuhqDZf pic.twitter.com/tOc3ZSx7v0
— A World at School (@aworldatschool) April 1, 2015
A miserable milestone in the abduction of Nigerian girls by Boko Haram. Sadly, they are still missing.
#100Days ago schoolgirls in Chibok were abducted. 219 are still missing. Show your support: http://t.co/ga8m2yGKWK pic.twitter.com/VJNqnlF1W1
— A World at School (@aworldatschool) July 23, 2014
TV reporter and A World at School supporter Isha helps the world to wake up to the horrendous events in Chibok.
Emergency Coalition member @IshaSesayCNN is in #Nigeria reporting on the missing schoolgirls pic.twitter.com/RaoZRORD63 #BringBackOurGirls
— A World at School (@aworldatschool) May 2, 2014
Young people – they are our present and our future. Here are some of our Global Youth Ambassadors with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
The #youth not just leaders of tomorrow but leaders TODAY #educationcountdown pic.twitter.com/92LmjuMGXf
— A World at School (@aworldatschool) April 10, 2014
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