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Twitter could be Trump’s undoing, allies warn

Donald Trump’s closest friends and allies have begun to publicly warn the US president that his Twitter tirades are fueling mayhem in the White House and risk jeopardising his presidency. “The tweeting makes everybody crazy,” said Trump’s

Biz Stone to return to Twitter

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone said he’s rejoining the company six years after he left, becoming the second creator to return to help revive the struggling social media service. In his new role, Stone will be focused on company culture

Signs of spring at Twitter

Twitter’s road to a turnaround looks like it isn’t quite as rough as expected. The company reported a decline in quarterly revenue for the first time since it went public in 2013, but sales, at $548m, were higher

Snapchat IPO is lunacy … or is it?

Let’s say this upfront: buying shares in Snapchat’s initial public offering next week is an act of lunacy. It’s nuts to buy stock of a company with just a two-year track record of generating revenue, a loss of $1,27 for each

Investors are giving up on Twitter

Wall Street is running out of bad Twitter one-liners: “Bye-bye birdie” was the headline on Susquehanna International’s recap of Twitter earnings. Twitter “can’t fly with broken wings”, UBS wrote. The stock analysts who track Twitter grabbed for their bird puns

TalkCentral: Ep 167 – ‘Liquid assets’

On TalkCentral this week, Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg gather around the microphones to discuss Liquid Telecom consummating its deal to buy Neotel. What’s next for South Africa’s “second network operator” now that it’s under

Twitter slumps after big revenue miss

Twitter on Thursday reported quarterly revenue that fell short of estimates after the struggling social media company restructured its advertising sales force and pared staff. The shares tumbled. Fourth quarter revenue

Twitter has a new plan to tackle trolls

Twitter says it has come up with new ways to make abusive tweeters less effective: hiding their content and preventing banned users from creating new accounts. The updates, detailed in a blog post, come after years of criticism that the

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