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Twitter blocks intelligence agencies' access to social media tool

Twitter has blocked U.S. intelligence agencies from accessing Dataminr, a social media tool that sends out real-time alerts based on an algorithm that includes keywords and geotags, according to a report on Sunday night from the Wall Street Journal. SEE ALSO: Twitter is now a ‘news’ app in the Apple store Twitter owns a 5% stake in Dataminr, which is used by many media organizations (including Mashable) to track breaking news around the world.  In 2013, Dataminr…

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