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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

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

Google search to get ‘social’ overhaul

Years ago, Google built a social network separate from its prized asset, Web search. The effort failed. Now the company is trying again — only this time, it’s turning its search engine into something that looks a lot like

Trump sued for blocking Twitter users

American President Donald Trump and high ranking members of the White House staff were sued on Tuesday by the Knight First Amendment Institute, which alleges the president’s blocking of dissenting Twitter users violates the US constitution

Tim Cook warns of social media perils

Apple CEO Tim Cook has warned Massachusetts Institute of Technology graduates that technology – and social media in particular – can divide society even as it’s intended to bring people together. “The Internet has enabled

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

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