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Twitter takes flight as turnaround gathers steam

Twitter’s push into live video and more personalised content is finally starting to pay off, boosting revenue and profit more than projected in the first quarter by luring users and advertisers. The shares rose. Sales

Only a tech revolution will restore privacy

Timothy Berners-Lee, credited with inventing the World Wide Web, tweeted up a storm on Thursday, reassuring Internet users that they could reassert control over their data – and the Web’s future – after the Cambridge

How Kylie Jenner crashed Snapchat’s stock

Snap’s flagship platform has lost some lustre, at least according to one social media “influencer” in the Kardashian-Jenner clan. Shares of the Snapchat parent company sank 6.1% on Thursday, wiping out $1.3bn in

Theresa May seeks allies in fight with big tech

n a break from Brexit, British Prime Minister Theresa May takes her crusade against technology giants to Davos. “No one wants to be known as ‘the terrorists’ platform’ or the first choice app for paedophiles,” May is expected to

Facebook admits social media has a dark side

Facebook acknowledged on Monday that social media can have a negative impact on democracies, and that the company has more work to do in order to ensure that the good outweighs the bad. “From the Arab Spring to robust elections around the

Why Twitter won’t ban Donald Trump

Twitter has defended its decision to allow US President Donald Trump’s controversial tweets to remain on the service, saying that blocking a world leader or removing their tweets “would hide important information people should

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