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    1. August 25, 2016

      Social media groups accused of terror fight failings

      Social media companies such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are “consciously failing” to prevent their sites being...

    2. August 20, 2016

      Steven Cohen builds 5.4% stake in Square

      Steven Cohen’s $11bn family office has built a 5.4 per cent stake in Square, the payment processing company run by Jack...

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    1. August 18, 2016

      Twitter cracks down on accounts promoting terrorism

      Twitter has increased dramatically the number of accounts it suspends for promoting terrorism, cracking down on Isis...

    2. August 11, 2016

      Celebrities warned over paid-for social media endorsements

      More than 40 celebrities have been warned by the British competition watchdog after promoting films, games, and...

    3. August 9, 2016

      Livestream video is still little more than a gimmick

      Six years ago I made an FT video on Bambuser, a Swedish service that enabled users to “broadcast” live video to an...

    4. July 29, 2016

      Four days that shook the digital ad world

      The seismic upheavals that transform entire industries usually take many years to play out. But sometimes, their...

    5. July 28, 2016

      Facebook surges on mobile ads growth

      Facebook’s advertising business maintained its vigorous growth in the latest quarter on a surge in mobile messages,...

    6. July 27, 2016

      Garmin jumps after wearables advance

      Garmin was the biggest gainer on the S&P 500 after the company known for its fitness trackers and GPS devices lifted...

    7. July 27, 2016

      Twitter hits fresh boulders on road to recovery

      Jack Dorsey’s job was never likely to be easy when he returned a year ago to try to rebuild Twitter. But on Tuesday it...

    8. July 26, 2016

      Twitter shares tumble on weak advertising outlook

      Twitter shocked Wall Street on Tuesday with a projection that its advertising business may grind to a halt, or even...

    9. Fast FT

      July 26, 2016

      Twitter shares drop on downbeat outlook

      Twitter shares fell more than 9 per cent in extended trading on Tuesday after the social media group’s sales outlook...

    10. MBA blog

      July 25, 2016

      So many people, and so many events...It's an Oxford thing

      Earlier this year, I saw tweets, Instagram photos and Facebook posts with the hashtag #ItsAnOxfordThing. At the time, I...

    11. July 22, 2016

      Twitter still struggling a year after Jack Dorsey came back

      Jack Dorsey returned as Twitter chief executive last year with a clear ambition: to convince everyone that the...

    12. July 20, 2016

      Twitter’s overdue attempt to clamp down on abuse

      Say what you like about the occasional vileness of the Twittersphere, there’s something irresistible about wading...

    13. Fast FT

      July 19, 2016

      Turkey sacks 15,000 officials in Ministry of Education

      The Turkish government has sacked 15,200 members of its Ministry of Education, in the latest mass purge of officials...

    14. July 16, 2016

      How Erdogan turned to social media to help foil coup in Turkey

      When the military officers who attempted to topple Turkey’s government swung into action they picked the usual targets...

    15. July 15, 2016

      Twitter overload: I have heard the blue bird singing

      Last weekend I went cold turkey on Twitter. Well, not cold turkey perhaps, but certainly tepid. It was not the full...

    16. The World

      July 15, 2016

      White House Countdown – Trump postpones VP announcement

      Donald Trump has postponed the highly anticipated unveiling of his vice-presidential running mate, which was expected...

    17. July 14, 2016

      Social networks have to take care of live video

      The ability of anyone with a smartphone to broadcast live to the rest of the world events happening in front of them...

    18. July 11, 2016

      Telecoms and utilities lead way to another peak

      Dividend-paying stocks have led the way as Wall Street climbed back into record territory, underscoring investors’...

    19. Fast FT

      July 5, 2016

      Twitter names ex-Facebook exec Bret Taylor to board

      Twitter has appointed former Facebook executive Bret Taylor to its board, as the two social networks come into...

    20. June 22, 2016

      Big music’s misguided assault on YouTube

      The music industry has long argued that free distribution of its wares over the internet is to blame for steep cuts in...

    21. June 22, 2016

      Unicorns face tough road to Wall Street

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    22. Fast FT

      June 21, 2016

      Oil back below $50 on Nigeria ceasefire report

      Is the situation in Nigeria’s oil-rich south coming under control? That’s the big question for the crude market today,...

    23. Fast FT

      June 20, 2016

      Twitter acquires Magic Pony in video push

      Twitter has acquired Magic Pony, a London-based machine learning start-up, as the messaging platform tries to bolster...

    24. June 16, 2016

      Facebook: Data plan

      Users are not everything for social networks. LinkedIn has more of them than the US has citizens, but that could not...

    25. Fast FT

      June 16, 2016

      EU referendum campaigns suspended after MP shooting

      Campaigning by ‘Remain’ and ‘Leave’ camps have been suspended after British MP Jo Cox was stabbed on Thursday. Less...

    26. June 16, 2016

      Groups tap social media to persuade the young to join in (or out)

      Inspiring young people to vote in the EU referendum is proving tough, so this week the advertising agency Adam & Eve...

    27. Tech blog

      June 15, 2016

      #techFT - Today at W-IBM-ledon

      Wimbledon has served its annual tech innovations, Jack Ma thinks fakes are better than the real thing, Twitter has a...

    28. June 14, 2016

      Twitter invests in online music platform SoundCloud

      Twitter has invested in online music platform SoundCloud, as it seeks to encourage more social media influencers to use...

    29. June 14, 2016

      News consumers turn to Facebook, YouTube first

      More than half of all online news consumers are turning to social networking sites such as Facebook, YouTube and...

    30. Fast FT

      June 13, 2016

      Twitter jumps on Microsoft-LinkedIn deal

      After LinkedIn, could Twitter be next? The market is certainly hoping that’s the case. Shares in in Twitter rose by...

    31. The World

      June 9, 2016

      White House Countdown - The long goodbye

      Sign up for our daily US politics newsletter here. The party host has confirmed it was a great night, thanked everyone...

    32. June 5, 2016

      The sham democracy of chief executives on Twitter

      In 2009 I wrote a column mocking the early efforts of executives on Twitter and urging them to cease and desist. Seven...

    33. June 3, 2016

      Anger management

      Some weekends I find myself drawn inexplicably to the Twitter timelines of Milo Yiannopoulos and Katie Hopkins. I don’t...

    34. The World

      June 2, 2016

      White House Countdown - Going nuclear

      Sign up for our daily US politics newsletter here. Okay, Hillary, you’re giving it a shot. In yesterday’s newsletter I...

    35. June 1, 2016

      Putin has west in cross hairs with social media offensive

      Five popular Twitter accounts known for their acerbic lampoons of Russian foreign policy have become the latest victims...

    36. Tech blog

      May 31, 2016

      #techFT - An Indian summer for old iPhones

      Tim Cook has been unsuccessful so far as a used iPhone salesman in India, the EU and web giants agree to halt the...

    37. May 30, 2016

      Leaders facing change need to be expert ghostbusters

      Every organisation has ghosts. Not shrieking spooks exactly, but the sort of behavioural ectoplasm that clings to...

    38. The World

      May 28, 2016

      White House Countdown – No Dice Bernie

      Donald Trump has disappointed millions of people in America – and probably the head of every television network who...

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