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What Twitter's Privacy Changes Mean for You

What Twitter's Privacy Changes Mean for You

By Barbara Ortutay | May 22
Twitter's new privacy policy suggests ambitions of becoming more like Facebook - more tracking of users and more targeting of ads to rake in more money.

Analysis Shows Declining Engagement with Trump's Tweets

Analysis Shows Declining Engagement with Trump's Tweets

By Jonathan Lemire and Maureen Linke | May 3
Donald Trump's 140-character volleys helped define the first 100 days of his presidency. But the traction on his medium of choice has slipped a bit as his tone and button-pushing tendencies have cooled.

Trump Tweets Don't Help: 1st Twitter Revenue Drop Since IPO

Trump Tweets Don't Help: 1st Twitter Revenue Drop Since IPO

By Barbara Ortutay | Apr 28
You'd think Twitter would be able to milk its status as President Donald Trump's megaphone. But the company still faces stagnant user growth, has never made a profit and even reported a quarterly revenue decline.

Twitter Users Mock United Over Overbooked Flight Incident

Twitter Users Mock United Over Overbooked Flight Incident

Apr 12
A day after viral videos of a bloodied man being dragged off an overbooked United Express flight at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport by aviation security fueled criticism of the airline, Twitter users poked fun at the airline's tactics.

Twitter: U.S. Backs Down on Seeking Anti-Trump User Records

Twitter: U.S. Backs Down on Seeking Anti-Trump User Records

By Anick Jesdanun | Apr 10
The U.S. government has dropped its request for Twitter to produce records that could identify users behind an account opposed to President Donald Trump, the company said Friday.

Twitter Challenges U.S. Order for Anti-Trump User Records

Twitter Challenges U.S. Order for Anti-Trump User Records

By Barbara Ortutay | Apr 8
Twitter defied a U.S. government request for records that could identify users behind an account opposed to President Donald Trump, and is challenging that order in court.

Twitter Eases 140-Character Limit in Replies

Twitter Eases 140-Character Limit in Replies

By Barbara Ortutay | Apr 2
Twitter has found more creative ways to ease its 140-character limit without officially raising it.

Celebrity Megaphone Fails to Lure Ordinary Users to Twitter

Celebrity Megaphone Fails to Lure Ordinary Users to Twitter

By Barbara Ortutay | Feb 12
Twitter's role as a megaphone for the U.S. president, countless celebrities and businesses hasn't attracted regular people to the service - not in the way Facebook has, or even Instagram and Snapchat.

Twitter Broadens Its Campaign Against Hate and Abuse

Twitter Broadens Its Campaign Against Hate and Abuse

By Barbara Ortutay | Feb 9
Twitter has broadened its campaign against hate speech and abuse. Balancing its reputation as a free speech haven has at times come into conflict with efforts to protect users.

President's Backers, Critics Power #ThankYouTrump Trend

President's Backers, Critics Power #ThankYouTrump Trend

Jan 25
A movement to thank President Donald Trump on Twitter for the action he has taken during his first week in the Oval Office hasn't worked out quite as originally planned.

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