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SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – It’s an idea that many in the tech world either love or hate…Twitter is doubling the length limit of tweets. Users will now be able to use up to 280 characters.

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Wednesday marked the day when Donald Trump won the Presidential election. Sherr discusses how the President, who is a very prominent user of Twitter, changed how politicians use social media.

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Also in discussion, executives from Yahoo and Equifax were grilled by members of Congress about massive data breaches that hit both companies. What did they have to say?

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