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'Even the CEO is unsafe': Twitter reacts after Jack Dorsey's account gets hacked

Twitter on Saturday went into an overdrive after reports claiming that its CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey's account was hacked. The incident happened on Friday afternoon and the hackers had posted a string of rogue tweets, including racial slurs. 

Aug 31, 2019, 15:04 PM IST

Adolf Hitler was innocent: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's hacked account sends racist tweets

One of the tweets from the hacked account said Nazi leader Adolf Hitler was innocent, while others contained derogatory comments about black people and Jews.

Aug 31, 2019, 06:51 AM IST

Twitter leads $100mn funding in vernacular chat app ShareChat

Founded by three IIT-Kanpur graduates, the Bengaluru-based start-up is today valued at over $600 million. ShareChat offers its services in the following languages -- Hindi, Malayalam, Gujarati, Marathi, Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil, Bengali, Odia, Kannada, Assamese, Haryanvi, Rajasthani and Bhojpuri.

Aug 16, 2019, 14:37 PM IST

US President Donald Trump meets Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and complains about lost followers: Source

Trump lost 204,000, or 0.4 percent, of his 53.4 million followers in July when Twitter started its purge of suspicious accounts.

 

Apr 24, 2019, 05:23 AM IST

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey won't appear before Parliamentary panel on Feb 25

The meeting had been called against the backdrop of growing concerns about safeguarding citizens' data privacy and the possibility of social media platforms being used to interfere in the upcoming elections.

Feb 22, 2019, 14:18 PM IST

Under fire Twitter says it's 'working hard' to fight misinformation

Twitter was earlier accused by the government of being "slow" in removing "objectionable content" from its platform.

Feb 12, 2019, 15:19 PM IST

Parliamentary panel summons Twitter CEO to appear before it on February 25

Sources said the panel members took a serious note about the Twitter head not appearing before it on Monday.

Feb 11, 2019, 17:56 PM IST

Twitter CEO, top officials not to attend parliamentary panel meet

The Parliamentary Committee on Information Technology, headed by BJP Member of Parliament Anurag Thakur, had issued summons to Twitter through a letter sent on February 1.

Feb 09, 2019, 17:55 PM IST

When Mark Zuckerberg killed his own goat and served it to Twitter CEO for dinner

Dorsey however did not eat the goat that was served for dinner because it was served cold and that he had to make do with only the salad.

Jan 25, 2019, 12:47 PM IST

HC puts brake on Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's arrest over 'Brahmanical' controversy, but refuses to quash FIR

The placard was reportedly presented to Dorsey by a Dalit activist during a roundtable discussion with some women journalists, activists and writers during his visit to India.

Dec 13, 2018, 07:48 AM IST

Jodhpur court admits plea against Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey over ‘anti-Brahmin’ post

A Jodhpur court admitted on Thursday a petition against Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey over an "anti-Brahmin" post shared by him on the micro-blogging site, a lawyer said.

Nov 22, 2018, 20:40 PM IST

Twitter boss Jack Dorsey lands in soup over 'Smash Brahmanical Patriarchy' placard, accused of spreading hate

The image soon drew criticism and backlash on Twitter.

Nov 20, 2018, 10:42 AM IST

Shah Rukh Khan, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey banter online before catching up at actor's residence 'Mannat'

Twitter CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey, who is currently in India, has been meeting important figures from the world of politics. Jack recently met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and tweeted images of their meet on the social media. He also met Congress president Rahul Gandhi and the Dalai Lama. 

Nov 15, 2018, 14:56 PM IST

Considering edit button but can't rush it, says Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey

Twitteratis have been asking for an edit button for the longest time. But that may still be some time away as the company does not want to "rush it" and will take a considered view of a use case for allowing individuals to make changes to their tweets.

Nov 12, 2018, 21:28 PM IST

Yet to find a suitable way to roll out edit button feature, says Jack Dorsey

Dorsey got a rousing reception at IIT-Delhi.

Nov 12, 2018, 18:07 PM IST

Fake news a multi-variable problem, there is no 'one fix': Twitter CEO

Twitter -- which counts India among its priority markets -- has a large number of politicians in the country on its platform, who engage with residents and extensively use it around elections.

Nov 12, 2018, 17:00 PM IST

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey meets Rahul Gandhi, Dalai Lama on maiden India trip

Later in the day, Dorsey will also attend a Townhall meet at IIT Delhi.

Nov 12, 2018, 13:13 PM IST

Twitter reports first-ever profit in its history

The San Francisco-based firm said it earned $91 million in the fourth quarter, the first positive net income since going public in 2013.

Feb 08, 2018, 20:25 PM IST

Twitter plans new rules to curb violence, abuse

On violent groups, Twitter said it will take enforcement action against organisations that use or have historically used violence as a means to advance their cause.

Oct 18, 2017, 10:22 AM IST

Express more: Twitter now has 280-character tweet limit

San Francisco-based Twitter said Tuesday that the new limit, a major shift for the messaging platform known for its 140-character tweets, aims to address "a major cause of frustration" for many users.

Sep 27, 2017, 08:48 AM IST