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.

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.

These talented refugee brothers rap about their new life and their old home in Syria.

Gordon Brown, the United Nations Special Envoy for Global Education, talks to an inspiring young woman in New York.

An incredible moment as A World at School’s #UpForSchool petition is handed in to the top man at the UN.

The day before, the petition is handed over by two of our Global Youth Ambassadors to singing superstar and campaigner Shakira.

As momentum gathers, the shout goes out to everyone who cares about children’s right to education to add their name to the petition.

A miserable milestone in the abduction of Nigerian girls by Boko Haram. Sadly, they are still missing.

TV reporter and A World at School supporter Isha helps the world to wake up to the horrendous events in Chibok.

Young people – they are our present and our future. Here are some of our Global Youth Ambassadors with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

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