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Government Requests for Twitter User Data Up 40 Percent

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Government requests for Twitter users' personal information in the second half of 2014 jumped by 40 percent compared to the first half, the social media site's most recent transparency report has revealed.

Between the months of July and December, Twitter received 2,871 requests total, according to the report, released Monday.