Advertising Console

    France's tweeting toddlers

    euronews (in English)

    by euronews (in English)

    They start them young at a primary school at Siarrouy in the Haute-Pyrénées of south-west France.

    Since November 2011 they have been learning to write, not with a pen, but with a computer keyboard. Some of them are already tweeting at just five years old.

    Twitter is playing an increasing role in French classrooms. Teachers are using it more and more with ever younger pupils.