Why Twitter (TWTR) Stock Is Lower In After-Hours Trading

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Twitter Inc. (TWTR) are slightly lower in after-hours trading after it was reported that the microblogging company said it hasn't agreed to block extremist accounts in Russia, rebutting earlier statements by the country that access was being restricted, Bloomberg reports.

Twitters said it's been showing Russian officials how to report illegal content so that it could be withheld in the country, without committing to remove any specific accounts, Bloomberg added.

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