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U.S. tech giants were under intense pressure to pick a side regarding the invasion of Ukraine, at once facing calls to stand against Moscow's internationally condemned war but also Kremlin retribution for resistance.

Services like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube have a unique power because of their global reach and ubiquity, but they are profit-motivated companies so a stridently principled stand can be bad for business.

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