Carlisle man invents a 'twittertape'

A man form Carlisle has invented a twittertape, based on the 1880 design of a tickertape machine. It is used to print out his tweets.

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Cumbrian man invents the 'twittertape'

Adam Vaughan from Cumwhinton near Carlisle is hoping his social media invention will attract the attention of wealthy investors, and that his device will eventually be commercially produced.

He has built a 'twittertape' - a device which prints out his tweets onto old fashioned ticker tape

Paul Crone went to investigate the gadget further.

Old meets new: The 'twittertape'

Adam Vaughan and his twittertape machine Credit: ITV Border

Web development manager Adam Vaughan from Cumwhinton near Carlisle is hoping his unique twittertape machine will attract the attention of investors.

Adam has combined the old with the new by building a device which prints out his tweets onto old fashioned ticker tape. The 33 year old says the twittertape machine has attracted much interest and is now hoping it can be commercially produced.

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