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Expert weighs in on biggest challenges facing Facebook and Twitter (VIDEO)

Expert weighs in on biggest challenges facing Facebook and Twitter (VIDEO)

February 25, 2018

NEW YORK, Feb 25 — Om Malik, True Ventures partner, and Bloomberg’s Selina Wang discuss the big challenges facing social media companies with Bloomberg’s Emily Chang on ‘Bloomberg Technology.’ — Bloomberg

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