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.
More top news
Mountain Rescue has seen a 5% increase in rescues and with the current conditions they're advising people to take extra care.
A look ahead at a wintry weekend forecast.
Police are marking the 100th anniversary of the first female police officer in Britain