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Twitter to let users make tweet threads more easily

Twitter to let users make tweet threads more easily

(Reuters) – Twitter said on Tuesday it would add a pair of buttons that will allow users to more easily see and add new tweets to existing ones on the same topic. With the new feature, users who create threads — stitching tweets together to tell a longer story — need no longer reply to [...]

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Facebook to book advertising revenue locally amid political pressure

Facebook to book advertising revenue locally amid political pressure

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Social media giant Facebook said on Tuesday it would start booking advertising revenue locally instead of re-routing it via its international headquarters in Dublin although the move is unlikely to result in it paying much more tax. Corporate taxation has become a hot-button topic in the wake of revelations of tax avoidance [...]

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Bitcoin slips to around $16,300, futures volumes drop

Bitcoin slips to around $16,300, futures volumes drop

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Virtual currency bitcoin dipped slightly from the previous session’s record highs on Tuesday, after a month of whirlwind and volatile gains leading up to the launch of bitcoin futures on the weekend. Bitcoin was quoted at $16,390 on the Luxembourg-based Bitstamp exchange, down half a percent or $80 from its previous close. [...]

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