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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.

Twitter Unveils Features to Filter Tweets, Notifications

Aug 21
Twitter has announced two new settings that will allow users to control what they see in their feeds and what notifications they receive.

Gabby Douglas Calls Twitter Bullying 'Really Hurtful'

By Will Graves | Aug 16
The hope for one last trip to the Olympic medal podium gone when she stalled early in her routine during the uneven bars final on Sunday, Gabby Douglas decided to take a stand of a different kind.

Twitter Still Struggling to Grow As Rivals Race Ahead

By Michael Liedtke | Jul 29
Twitter is in danger of becoming the next internet company forced into a desperation sale if it cannot find a way to start luring people and advertisers back to its sometimes-befuddling messaging service.

Twitter to Let Users Post Longer Videos - Up to 140 Seconds

By Barbara Ortutay | Jun 23
Twitter is now letting its users post videos that are up to 140 seconds long, an increase from its previous 30-second limit.

Twitter Bars Intelligence Agencies from Using Its Analytics Service

Twitter Bars Intelligence Agencies from Using Its Analytics Service

May 12
Twitter is banning U.S. intelligence agencies from using its analytics service, Dataminr.

Melania Trump Says Husband Knows the Perils of Twitter

By Jonathan Lemire | Apr 14
Melania Trump controls what her 10-year-old son can do on social media - but her husband, Donald, is another matter.

Disappearing Act: Twitter Reports Flatlining User Growth

By Michael Liedtke | Feb 14
Twitter set out to build a virtual town square bustling with billions of people. But it's starting to look more like a novelty stand as the masses flock to other services that strike a more personal chord.

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