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Twitter an awkward child as it turns 10

It's struggling to show it can expand beyond its "twitterati" to become a mainstream hit

FLUTTERING: While Internet lovers might have trouble envisioning life without Twitter, the San Francisco-based company has seen its stock tank, a chief executive leave, and its staff cut in recent times.

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AS Twitter marks its 10th birthday next Monday, it is somewhat of an awkward child - having become a powerful communication tool but still struggling to win users and reach profitability.

Since making a star-quality entrance a decade ago, Twitter has become a must-...

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