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.
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