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.
Technology companies such as Instagram, Facebook and Twitter are set to face a statutory duty to protect UK users against a broad range of harmful content or risk “heavy” fines.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said rules like Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation have had a positive impact on the technology industry.
To US President Donald Trump, it was an awkward slip of the tongue. To Apple CEO Tim Cook, it was an opportunity to poke some sly fun at a president who has often clashed with the tech industry.
Elon Musk’s Twitter habit is putting him in increasing legal jeopardy, with the Tesla CEO facing millions of dollars in additional fines, tighter restrictions on his use of social media and even a possible bar on running the company, experts say.