Twitter's 'Firehose' Plan to Be Profitable in 2017

For years, Twitter has offered access to its "Firehose"—the global deluge of tweets, half a billion a day—to a number of companies that monitor social media. Some of those companies resell the information—mostly to marketers, but also to governments and law enforcement agencies around the world. Some of these authorities use the data to track dissidents, as Bloomberg Businessweek has learned through dozens of interviews with industry insiders and more than 100 requests for public records from law enforcement agencies in the U.S. Bloomberg Businessweek's Ben Elgin has more on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)

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