Hopes of an edit button flying onto Twitter anytime soon are fading after a senior executive indicated that it is not a primary concern for the social network.
Twitter has revealed it may have used some people’s personal data to target them with advertising without their permission because of issues within the platform’s settings.
Presidents and other world leaders and political figures who use Twitter to threaten or abuse others could find their tweets slapped with warning labels.
Twitter is showing its users more ads. That’s a clumsy approach to boosting advertising revenue in an age of sophisticated micro-targeting, and it shows the weakness of Twitter’s business model.
Twitter has reported growth in revenue but saw monthly active users drop by six million on this time last year, the firm’s latest financial results show.
Jumbo can be connected to a user’s Facebook and Twitter account and will automatically increase privacy settings.
Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey received his first salary since returning to the chief executive officer role four years ago: 140 US cents.