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Twitter doubles tweet limit for all users

Bye Twitter brevity. Twitter said on Tuesday that users can send tweets with as many as 280 characters, double the current limit, the latest attempt by the social media company to revive user growth. The roll-out

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Twitter in crackdown on abusive tweets

Twitter is introducing new policies to combat harassment and unwanted sexual advances on the social media site after a recent decision to disable the account of a famous actress sparked an uproar. The company said it will immediately

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Tech giants scramble to keep regulators at bay

Google summoned about 200 policy staff from around the world last month for a debate on whether the company’s size has made it too attractive as a target for government regulators. The two-day retreat in Monterey

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Twitter may scrap 140-character limit

Twitter, struggling to attract new users, will lift its 140-character limit on tweets in an experiment with a small group that may expand to the entire social media platform. The test announced on Tuesday will let users

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Twitter’s biggest asset: Donald Trump

Without Donald Trump, Twitter could lose almost a fifth of its value. That’s the conclusion of Monness Crespi Hardt & Co analyst James Cakmak, who said that the social media company would see as much as $2bn in market

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Twitter user growth stalls

Twitter failed to attract more monthly viewers in the second quarter, spooking investors looking for evidence that the company is on a sustainable long-term growth path. The shares tumbled more than 9% in early trading

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