Articles about Jack Dorsey
13 May 2022Technology
What happens when a prospective owner and former CEO discuss the future of a social media platform?
11 May 2022Business
Future Twitter owner Elon Musk has answered the question that has been bugging everyone since he decided to acquire the microblogging platform.
26 Apr 2022Business
After nearly two weeks and countless back-and-forths, Elon Musk has come out on top of the bitter takeover battle between himself and Twitter.
26 Apr 2022Business
In his first tweet as the owner of the microblogging platform Twitter, Elon Musk hailed "free speech" as "the bedrock of a functioning democracy."
15 Apr 2022Business
Elon Musk's offer to buy 100% of Twitter for $43 billion was rejected by Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal—who owns a stake in Twitter through Kingdom Holding Company.
11 Apr 2022Business
Elon Musk, who recently disclosed a 9.2% passive stake in microblogging platform Twitter, has decided not to join its board.
30 Nov 2021Business
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Monday announced he would be stepping down from his role and the company's Chief Technology Officer Parag Agrawal will fill in.
29 Nov 2021Business
Jack Dorsey announced on Monday that he will be stepping down as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the microblogging site Twitter Inc.
13 Oct 2021Technology
In early September, Twitter was spotted testing a feature that would allow you to conveniently remove a follower without blocking them. The feature was designed to make Twitterati feel safer on the platform.
08 Oct 2021Technology
In its latest attempt to combat pervasive harassment on its platform, Twitter is testing an anti-abuse feature that gives its users a heads-up before they enter potentially heated conversations.
28 Jun 2021India
The Twitter website is carrying a wrong map of India, showing the northernmost union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh as a separate country.
05 Jun 2021Technology
Not long after Twitter deleted Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari's tweet for violating its rules, the country's government revealed on Friday that it was "indefinitely" suspending the microblogging platform.
28 May 2021Technology
We had reported clues that Twitter plans to adopt a freemium model by paywalling some features behind the $2.99-a-month Twitter Blue subscription. But even as Twitter continues to remain tight-lipped about the feature, it has tacitly confirmed it through an App Store listing.
26 Mar 2021Business
In the first appearance before Congress since the US Capitol Hill riots, Big Tech faced criticism for around five hours about its handling of extremism and misinformation during the pandemic and the protests.
22 Mar 2021Technology
Twitter CEO Jock Dorsey's first-ever tweet was auctioned for a whopping $2.4 million (around Rs. 18 crore). The Twitter founder declared that the entire auction proceeds would be donated to charity of Dorsey's choice, fittingly in the form of Bitcoins.
07 Mar 2021Technology
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has put up his first-ever tweet for sale as a non-fungible token (NFT). The tweet reads "just setting up my twttr" and was posted on March 22, 2006.
10 Feb 2021Technology
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey may have committed high heresy in the eyes of his Big Tech peers. He envisioned giving people back the control of their newsfeed during the recent earnings call.
10 Feb 2021Business
Microblogging website Twitter posted a sizable $1 billion quarter, which is also the second time it has hit this mark. The resulting market frenzy propelled the stock value up four percent in after-hours trading, sending it to a 52-week high.
08 Feb 2021India
In recent days, calls for Twitter to quit India have risen. The microblogging website is facing immense criticism for violating the Indian law by unblocking accounts it had been directed to withhold.
14 Jan 2021World
Jack Dorsey, the boss of the micro-blogging website Twitter, has defended his company's decision to block the outgoing United States President Donald Trump from its platform but said that this ban sets a "dangerous precedent."
09 Jan 2021World
Twitter, the micro-blogging platform that Donald Trump used religiously, has suspended his account permanently, two days after the outgoing United States President was barred from posting anything for a brief time in the wake of Capitol violence.
08 Jan 2021Technology
Signal, the privacy-centric messaging service, took to Twitter to thank new users for their support. It also took the opportunity to apologize for delays in delivery of verification codes preventing registration for many new users.
08 Jan 2021World
After peddling misinformation since November, claiming that Democrats stole the election, and approaching courts, United States President Donald Trump came the closest to conceding on Thursday (local time), a day after the violence at Capitol shamed his country and shocked the globe.
08 Jan 2021Technology
Outgoing United States President Donald Trump has been slapped with an indefinite ban by Facebook and Instagram. He was initially barred from posting anything on these platforms for 24 hours, in wake of the deadly violence at the Capitol.
07 Jan 2021World
Twitter and Facebook accounts of outgoing United States President Donald Trump were temporarily locked by the tech giants on Wednesday in wake of the chaos that took over the Capitol just as a ceremonial session of Congress was underway.
29 Oct 2020World
The CEOs of Facebook, Twitter, and Google were hammered by the United States Senate on Wednesday, in what qualifies as a chaotic hearing which diverted from the topic at hand several times.
22 Oct 2020India
The Indian government has written a strongly-worded letter to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey after the micro-blogging website showed Leh as a part of China.
15 Oct 2020World
Social media giants Facebook and Twitter on Wednesday decided to restrict a controversial article on United States Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden, inviting criticism from conservatives.
02 Oct 2020Technology
Last night, the US Senate Commerce Committee voted unanimously to issue subpoenas to the CEOs of Facebook, Google, and Twitter.
28 Jul 2020Business
As Twitter continues to draw flak for the recent hack of several high profile accounts through its internal tools, Bloomberg has published a report highlighting another major skeleton in the company's closet.
19 Jun 2020Technology
A day ago, Twitter announced audio tweets as a way to let users share their personal thoughts and experiences in their own voice.
31 May 2020Business
In the new "upside-down" world, masks and gloves have replaced hugs and handshakes. Courtesy coronavirus, there's uncertainty, fear, anxiety, and most importantly distancing.
29 May 2020World
United States President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that aims to remove certain protections given to social media platforms.
28 May 2020Business
When Twitter took the audacious step of debunking 'potentially misleading' tweets by President Donald Trump, a wave of criticism ensued, targeting one single man - Yoel Roth, the Head of Site Integrity at Twitter.
13 May 2020Business
As the novel coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc around the world, Twitter is moving to let its employees work from home 'forever'.
12 May 2020Technology
After launching a way to let users rethink and change their 'mean responses', Twitter is moving to combat the problem of fake news related to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
06 May 2020Technology
If you often lose your temper during Twitter arguments and end up saying mean things to others, be prepared to be reprimanded by the microblogging giant.
28 Apr 2020Technology
Finally, the days of using Twitter over SMS are gone.
08 Apr 2020Business
In a major move, Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter and payments platform Square, has announced the decision to donate $1 billion, or about 28% of his wealth, to aid COVID-19 relief efforts.