Articles about Jack Dorsey
28 Jun 2021
Twitter website displays wrong Indian map. Government may take action
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 2021
Nigeria suspends Twitter indefinitely after it censored President Muhammadu Buhari
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 2021
'Twitter Blue' subscription confirmed for $2.99/month through App Store listing
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 2021
Congress' five-hour questioning of Big Tech didn't yield actionable answers
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 2021
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's tweet auctioned for $2.4 million
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 2021
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is auctioning off the first-ever tweet
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 2021
Twitter mulls giving control of newsfeed back to the masses
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 2021
Twitter's stock hits 52-week high after posting $1 billion quarter
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 2021
Indian government-Twitter row: All you need to know
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 2021
Trump's Twitter ban right but sets dangerous precedent: Jack Dorsey
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 2021
Twitter bans President Donald Trump's account permanently, he cries conspiracy
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 2021
Signal's user count surges after Musk recommends it over WhatsApp
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 2021
Day after Capitol violence, Trump concedes, talks of 'healing,' 'reconciliation'
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 2021
After Capitol violence, Facebook and Instagram suspend Trump's accounts indefinitely
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 2021
Twitter, Facebook temporarily lock Donald Trump's accounts amid Capitol assault
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 2020
US Senators grill CEOs of Facebook, Twitter, and Google
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 2020
Twitter shows Leh in China, India issues warning to CEO
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 2020
Ahead of US elections, Facebook, Twitter restrict controversial Biden article
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 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: US Senate subpoenas CEOs of Google, Facebook, Twitter
Last night, the US Senate Commerce Committee voted unanimously to issue subpoenas to the CEOs of Facebook, Google, and Twitter.
28 Jul 2020
Twitter contractors spied on celebrities like Beyonce
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 2020
Twitter's audio tweets have a major accessibility issue: Details here
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 2020
Work from home: The new reality of the 'post-coronavirus world'
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 2020
Fact-checking row: Trump signs executive order targeting social media giants
United States President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that aims to remove certain protections given to social media platforms.
28 May 2020
Twitter CEO responds after employee targeted for fact-checking Trump
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.
21 May 2020
Now, you can choose who can reply to your tweets
In a bid to give users more control over their conversations, Twitter has started rolling-out a feature to limit replies on tweets.
13 May 2020
Twitter allows employees to work from home 'forever'
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 2020
Now, Twitter will flag COVID-19 rumors with warnings, labels
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 2020
Now, Twitter warns against replying with mean, harmful tweets
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 2020
Twitter disables SMS service in most countries: Details here
Finally, the days of using Twitter over SMS are gone.
08 Apr 2020
Jack Dorsey donating 28% of his wealth to 'disarm' COVID-19
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.
15 Mar 2020
#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Alphabet's coronavirus tool, Iran's surveillance, Apple Stores closed, more
This week, a vast majority of developments in the world of tech were driven by the outbreak of coronavirus in various parts of the world.
10 Mar 2020
Jack Dorsey to stay as Twitter's CEO, for now
Jack Dorsey will stay as the CEO of Twitter, at least for the near future.
06 Mar 2020
Twitter to ban dehumanizing remarks based on age, disability, diseases
In a bid to curb cases of online hate, Twitter has taken the step to ban the dehumanization of users on the basis of their age, disability, or disease.
21 Feb 2020
Want to link multiple tweets? Use new 'Continue thread' feature
In order to make sharing thoughts convenient for its users, Twitter has rolled out another new feature for its mobile app - Continue thread.
20 Feb 2020
Before big speeches, Zuckerberg gets his armpits blow-dried: Report
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg has made a name for himself - for both good and bad reasons.
19 Jan 2020
#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Living robots, Windows 10 bug, AI-based Maths Solver, more
This week, we have witnessed some major developments in tech.
17 Jan 2020
Twitter will 'probably never' get an edit button, says Dorsey
No matter how much you root for it, Jack Dorsey has made it clear - 'Edit' is not coming to Twitter.
18 Dec 2019
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey just unfollowed Mark Zuckerberg
Twitter boss Jack Dorsey has never been a fan of Mark Zuckerberg, the co-founder of Facebook.
01 Dec 2019
#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Google Nest Mini, Facebook's outage and more in tech
The last week of November was a quiet one from the perspective of security issues, as we didn't witness any new bugs or vulnerabilities.
25 Nov 2019
Child (!) who hacked Jack Dorsey's Twitter account, arrested
Back in August, Twitter chief Jack Dorsey's own Twitter account was hacked to send out racist slurs and comments.