Monday, May 22, 2017

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This Wednesday, April 26, 2017, photo shows the Twitter icon on a mobile phone, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

BY BARBARA ORTUTAY NEW YORK (AP) — 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. Twitter recently reported its first quarterly revenue ...
In this Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, file photo, the Twitter logo appears on a phone post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Twitter Inc. on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, reported a loss of $61.6 million in its first quarter. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter Inc. is reporting a loss of $61.6 million in its first quarter. The San Francisco company said it had a loss of 9 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 11 ...
In this Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016, file photo, the Twitter logo appears on a phone post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

BY BARBARA ORTUTAY NEW YORK (AP) — 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 may even report a ...
This Friday, March 21, 2014, file photo, shows a Wendy's restaurant in Providence, Rhode Island. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A teen’s Twitter stunt to win a year of free chicken nuggets from Wendy’s might become the platform’s most retweeted post of all time. Carter Wilkinson asked the fast food chain on Twitter last week how ...
In this July 7, 2016, file photo, FBI Director James Comey testifies before the House Oversight Committee about Hillary Clinton's email investigation, at the Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — A reporter for the website Gizmodo says she’s uncovered a stealth Twitter account that she believes belongs to FBI Director James Comey. Comey acknowledged in a speech Wednesday that he was “on Twitter now,” though he did ...
In this Jan. 11, 2017, file photo, New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony looks on during a break in an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Phil Jackson has made a peace offering on Twitter, saying his previous tweet that appeared to be a dig at Carmelo Anthony was “misunderstood.” Using two emojis, Jackson wrote Thursday that he had started a firestorm ...
This Nov. 4, 2013, file photo shows the sign outside of Twitter headquarters in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Twitter may be the megaphone for the leader of the free world, but the company’s headline omnipresence has yet to turn into a long sought after pot of gold for co-founder Jack Dorsey. In the near term at least, it ...
In this Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, file photo, the Twitter logo appears on a phone post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

BY BARBARA ORTUTAY and MICHAEL KUNZELMAN NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter announced Tuesday that it is expanding efforts to protect its users from abuse and harassment, the latest milestone in a broader, growing corporate campaign to crack down on online ...
In this Feb. 11, 2015 file photo, Nabeel Rajab, one of Bahrain's best-known human rights activists, walks toward the courthouse to attend an appeal hearing in Manama, Bahrain. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File)

BY JON GAMBRELL DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A prominent activist in Bahrain held for over seven months on charges stemming from a series of tweets was released on bail Wednesday, though he still may face prison time. Nabeel ...
A Facebook log is displayed on the screen of an iPad, in this Wednesday, May 16, 2012 file photo taken in New York. Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube announced a major shared effort Dec. 5, 2016, to more quickly identify the worst terrorist propaganda and prevent it from spreading online. (AP Photo/James H. Collins, file)

BY TAMI ABDOLLAH WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube are joining forces to more quickly identify the worst terrorist propaganda and prevent it from spreading online. The new program announced Monday would create a database of unique digital ...
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