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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

22 Feb 2018

Twitter bars tactics used by 'bots' to spread false stories

SAN FRANCISCO Twitter Inc said on Wednesday it would no longer allow people to post identical messages from multiple accounts, cracking down on a tactic that Russian agents and others have allegedly used to make tweets or topics go viral.

17 Feb 2018

Facebook faces big challenge to prevent future U.S. election meddling

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON The Russian influence operation designed to tamper with the 2016 U.S. presidential election used a combination of old-school espionage tactics and 21st-century technologies that will not be easy to stop, even now that the methods have been exposed, experts said.

13 Feb 2018

Twitter's CEO downplays chatter about possible acquisition

SAN FRANCISCO Twitter Inc Chief Executive Jack Dorsey said on Tuesday that he saw value in the social media network remaining an independent company, downplaying recent speculation by analysts that it could be an acquisition target.

13 Feb 2018

For advertisers, Snapchat's got the kids

SAN FRANCISCO Social network Instagram has come to look more like rival Snapchat after copying some of its features, but marketers say Snapchat's younger audience and safeguards against poor placement drive enthusiasm for advertising on the smaller app. | Video

08 Feb 2018

Twitter surprises with revenue turnaround, shares surge

Twitter Inc on Thursday delivered its first quarterly profit and an unexpected return to revenue growth helped by expansion outside the United States, pushing shares in the social network to more than two-year highs. | Video

08 Feb 2018

Twitter reports first net profit but user growth misses estimates

Feb 8 Twitter Inc on Thursday reported its first quarterly net profit and topped Wall Street targets as video ad sales rose, but the number of people using the social network fell short of expectations as Twitter shut down fake accounts.

07 Feb 2018

Seattle says Facebook is violating city campaign finance law

SAN FRANCISCO Seattle's election authority said on Monday that Facebook Inc is in violation of a city law that requires disclosure of who buys election ads, the first attempt of its kind to regulate U.S. political ads on the internet. | Video

07 Feb 2018

Snapchat overhaul convinces investors it can fight Instagram

Snapchat owner Snap Inc on Tuesday reported surging growth in users and revenue in its latest quarter, reviving hopes that it can survive competition with Facebook Inc's Instagram and sending its shares up more than 20 percent. | Video

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