Twitter's stock dropped by as much as 13 percent Thursday morning, to $17.03 a share.

This Wednesday, April 26, 2017, photo shows the Twitter icon on a mobile phone, in Philadelphia. On Thursday, May 18, 2017, Twitter announced that it is updating its privacy policy so it can track users’ interests better and target advertisements to them, at least in the United States. Along with this, Twitter is also rolling out more granular controls so users can decide, to an extent, whether and how they want to be tracked and targeted. The move comes as the company reels from its first quarterly revenue drop since going public. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Some analysts say advertisers are demanding alternatives to the giant Web platforms.

Federal law prohibits Web companies from tracking or collecting personal data from children under the age of 13.

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