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Court rules in favor of Twitter in fight against U.S. government for transparency

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Image: bloomberg/getty images Defending freedom of speech continues to be Twitter’s strong game. The company’s ongoing lawsuit against the U.S. government for the right to publish aggregated data requests had a new development in favor of the 140-character network on Thursday. SEE ALSO: Twitter Sues U.S. Government for Right to Be More Transparent A federal judge in California ruled against the U.S. government’s arguments that Twitter should not be allowed to report the precise number of data requests in their biannual transparency reports, ruling that the government’s reasons are unsubstantiated. Ars Technica first reported this new development in the case, […]

Ed Sheeran is just the latest celebrity to leave Twitter. Here’s why.

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"Gooooodbye Twiiiiittter."Image: James Gourley/REX/Shutterstock Ed Sheeran is just the latest victim. A recent interview revealed that the singer-songwriter has, for the most part, signed off Twitter. SEE ALSO: Ed Sheeran has announced he’s quitting Twitter for a depressing reason The 140-character platform that once referred to itself as a social network has defined itself as a news network as of late, as it tries to convince investors, advertisers, and the average internet person of its worth. Simultaneously it seems that celebrities are fleeing Twitter. As Sheeran told The Sun, “I can’t read it. I go on it and there’s nothing […]