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    1. February 12, 2016

      Some mistake? Many would cheer a Twitter fall

      Some denizens of cyber space are starting to sour on Twitter. The social media site reported this week that the number...

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      February 12, 2016

      Twitter storms and the madness of crowds

      A month ago, I was at the centre of a Twitter storm — a truly horrible experience. At the time it seemed very...

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    1. February 11, 2016

      TripAdvisor jumps on display ad boost

      Travel websites TripAdvisor and Expedia bucked the sell-off in markets on Thursday. Shares in TripAdvisor jumped more...

    2. February 10, 2016

      Twitter disappoints as user growth plateaus

      Twitter shares gyrated after-hours on Wednesday after user growth once again disappointed Wall Street, as chief...

    3. Fast FT

      February 10, 2016

      Twitter sinks as user growth stalls

      Twitter’s shares dropped 4 per cent in late on Wednesday after the social networking website said its user growth...

    4. Fast FT

      February 8, 2016

      Twitter shares fall below $15 for first time

      Twitter shares dipped below $15 for the first time since the company made its trading debut in 2013. Shares in the...

    5. February 7, 2016

      Russian group accused of online ad fraud through Twitter service

      Security researchers have accused a Russian developer of mobile phone apps of defrauding companies out of millions of...

    6. February 6, 2016

      Twitter shuts down 125,000 Isis-related accounts

      Twitter said it has shut down 125,000 accounts and stepped up its efforts to monitor extremist speech, as the company...

    7. Fast FT

      February 1, 2016

      Twitter surges 10% as questions loom over its future

      Speculation that Twitter could become a takeover target sent shares in the struggling social media site soaring on...

    8. Fast FT

      January 29, 2016

      Yen slumps on negative interest rate rumour

      We’re still waiting for official word from the Bank of Japan, but ahead of its impending policy decision, the yen has...

    9. January 28, 2016

      Rivals mock ‘Ducking Donald’ Trump for pulling out of debate

      Donald Trump is taking heavy flak from his Republican rivals following his unorthodox move to boycott the final...

    10. Fast FT

      January 28, 2016

      George Osborne delays £2bn Lloyds share sale

      George Osborne has confirmed that he is postponing a planned £2bn sale of Lloyds Banking Group shares to members of the...

    11. The World

      January 27, 2016

      White House countdown: All eyes on Iowa

      Welcome to White House countdown, a new daily newsletter which we hope will keep our readers on top of one of the most...

    12. January 26, 2016

      High-frequency traders in charge at NYSE

      On the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, high-frequency traders are now in charge. On Tuesday Barclays became the...

    13. Fast FT

      January 26, 2016

      Twitter taps Amex executive as marketing chief

      Twitter has begun to replace its depleted senior ranks, hiring a new chief marketing officer following the departure of...

    14. January 25, 2016

      Whole Foods downgraded on sales concerns

      Whole Foods was among the biggest decliners on the S&P 500 after analysts at BMO downgraded the upscale grocer chain,...

    15. Tech blog

      January 25, 2016

      #techFT - Google's £130m deal taxes politicians

      Google’s tax deal with the British authorities could be the first of many by non-domiciled companies, but has it set...

    16. Fast FT

      January 25, 2016

      Management shake-up weighs on Twitter shares

      News of a management shake-up at Twitter has not been well received by investors. Shares in the social-media site have...

    17. January 24, 2016

      Twitter faces management shake-up

      Twitter is facing the greatest upheaval in its top ranks since Jack Dorsey returned to lead the internet company last...

    18. Tech blog

      January 22, 2016

      #techFT - Pope meets disciples of tech

      Pope Francis has met the head of the Apple church as he develops his interest in tech, all Davos attendees can talk...

    19. January 21, 2016

      Twitter: MySpace 2.0

      Even the fire-and-forget world of social media can spark a sense of déjà vu. For a surreal couple of hours on...

    20. January 20, 2016

      Energy stocks follow sliding oil price

      The energy sector fell further on Wednesday as US crude oil prices slid to their lowest level since September 2003. The...

    21. January 20, 2016

      BG numbers inspire pro-deal revisionism

      Clarification: last year, numerous articles in the business press questioned the usefulness of incoming BG Group chief...

    22. January 19, 2016

      Ex-Twitter chief Costolo takes on fitness and venture roles

      Twitter’s former chief executive is taking on two new jobs, founding a platform to improve users’ personal fitness and...

    23. January 19, 2016

      It’s #Twitterdown as site suffers global outage

      Twitter experienced a technical problem that resulted in millions of the social network’s users around the world being...

    24. Fast FT

      January 19, 2016

      Twitter hobbled by technical outages

      Twitter experienced a technical problem that resulted in millions of the social network’s users around the world being...

    25. January 14, 2016

      Holiday season setback punishes Best Buy

      Best Buy shares were punished on Thursday after the US electronics chain said sales declined during the key holiday...

    26. Fast FT

      January 13, 2016

      Twitter shares fall to fresh record low

      Twitter fell to an all-time low on Wednesday, leading the losses for consumer technology companies. Shares in the...

    27. January 12, 2016

      White House in social media blitz for State of the Union speech

      The State of the Union may not draw the big audiences of the most-watched television events such as the Super Bowl or...

    28. January 12, 2016

      ‘Free Basics’ row presents India dilemma for Facebook

      India’s Narendra Modi exchanged an enthusiastic bear hug with Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg on a trip to Silicon Valley...

    29. January 7, 2016

      Twitter sues over ‘terrorist propaganda’ fine in Turkey

      Twitter has filed a lawsuit in a Turkish court to try to annul a fine levied by the communications watchdog over...

    30. January 6, 2016

      Analysts wary of more characters at Twitter

      On Tuesday, Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey tweeted a message that required users to read well beyond 140...

    31. January 6, 2016

      Twitter: for and against longer tweets

      Twitter, the social network known for forcing its users to express themselves concisely, began its latest attempt at...

    32. Fast FT

      January 6, 2016

      FirstFT - Why global economic disaster is unlikely

      Here’s a taste of today’s FirstFT email. You can sign up to receive it here. The cricket prodigy Cricketers around the...

    33. January 5, 2016

      Twitter reconsiders 140-character limit

      Twitter is considering abandoning its 140-character limit on the length of tweets, as chief executive Jack Dorsey plays...

    34. Fast FT

      January 5, 2016

      Shadow culture secretary victim of Corbyn reshuffle

      Michael Dugher, former shadow culture secretary, announced that he had been sacked by Jeremy Corbyn in the Labour...

    35. January 3, 2016

      Time to get stoked by the year’s worst corporate guff

      Last year was a ripping one for flannel. I know I say that every year, but 2015 broke all records for obfuscation,...

    36. January 1, 2016

      Square IPO marked a turn in sentiment

      On the morning Square went public, Jack Dorsey, its chief executive, stood outside the New York Stock Exchange...

    37. December 29, 2015

      A 2016 guide to minding the technology generation gap

      Do you send emails in literate, properly spelt English, broken down into crisp, relevant paragraphs, signed at the end,...

    38. December 21, 2015

      Student intolerance of ‘incorrect’ thinking imperils free speech

      Six centuries before the invention of Twitter, Oxford university defended religious dissenters against papal...

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