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Facebook and Twitter Have a Message for Lawmakers: We’re Trying

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Disney wants to make shows exclusively for Twitter

(Reuters) — Walt Disney will create live sports, news and entertainment programming specifically for Twitter’s social network, a move to attract online viewers and advertising revenue through digital video. Comcastnetworks including NBC and MSNBC, Viacom’s Comedy Central, MTV and BET, and others also are developing content for the social network, according to a statement on […]