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Why Doesn’t Anyone Want to Buy Twitter?

It’s been a rough few months for Twitter. The struggling service, once seen as a competitor to Facebook, and touted as a tool to foster free speech and democracy around the world, has faced charges that it doesn’t do enough to limit hate speech and bullying on its platform, has seen its growth stagnate while services like Snapchat and Instagram continue to grow, and has spent heavily on questionable initiatives like its $10 million deal to carry 10 Thursday Night Football games.
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