Jack Dorsey

Jack Dorsey, Elon Musk bat for Bitcoin as future of renewable energy

Dorsey's digital payment services company Square and global asset manegement firm ARK Invest have jointly released a white paper on "Bitcoin as Key to an Abundant, Clean Energy Future".

Apr 22, 2021, 18:00 PM IST

Facebook offloads concerns about Instagram use for kids

Few members from Congress questioned Zuckerberg about how youngsters and adolescents utilize Facebook`s platform like Instagram specifically. Through this, the members wanted to understand how Facebook is keeping kids safe, and protecting their private data. Following this, Zuckerberg replied that the platform is keeping kids safe.

Mar 27, 2021, 13:51 PM IST

Facebook, Google, Twitter defend themselves over 'misinformation' concerns prior to US Congressional hearing

Ahead of a key congressional hearing, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey have defended their platforms, with Zuckerberg suggesting changes to Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.

Mar 25, 2021, 10:57 AM IST

Unbelievable! Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s first tweet sold for a whopping Rs 18 crore

NFT is a digital good on the Ethereum blockchain which allows people to buy and sell ownership of unique digital items and keep track of who owns them using the blockchain. The artist Grimes recently sold several NFT items for nearly $6 million.

Mar 22, 2021, 20:39 PM IST

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey auctions first ever tweet as digital memorabilia

The post, sent from Jack Dorsey’s account in March of 2006, received offers on March 6 that went as high as $88,888.88 within minutes of the Twitter co-founder tweeting a link to the listing on 'Valuables by Cent' - a tweets marketplace.

Mar 06, 2021, 19:56 PM IST

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey pledges to make content moderation more transparent

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said the platform is making a lot of progress in its accountability by "owning our mistakes and correcting, and reliability by following published principles and not wavering". He told analysts that "We are lacking in transparency and giving people more choice and control".

Feb 26, 2021, 15:47 PM IST

Twitter apologises for showing J&K and Leh in China in location tag

Twitter India on Thursday tendered a verbal apology to the joint parliamentary committee on personal data protection over location tag in a live broadcast showing Leh and J&K as part of China. 

Oct 29, 2020, 12:40 PM IST

Facebook, Twitter, Google CEOs to testify before US Senate committee on October 28

The CEOs are to appear virtually.

Oct 03, 2020, 15:28 PM IST

Twitter hack update: Attackers may have stolen private messages of 8 accounts

Twitter Inc said on Saturday (July 18) that hackers were able to download account information for up to eight accounts involved in the hack of its systems this week, but said none of them were verified accounts.

Jul 18, 2020, 14:38 PM IST

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey apologises over Twitter hack

In a tweet, Dorsey who was the first to take on the US President Donald Trump by flagging his controversial tweets, said it was a tough day for the company.

Jul 16, 2020, 13:30 PM IST

Jack Dorsey retorts to Trump, says Twitter will continue pointing out incorrect information about elections globally

Dorsey’s reaction came after US President Donald Trump threatened the company with big action that can come in the form of an executive order soon. 

May 28, 2020, 12:27 PM IST

Twitter grants employees option to work from home ''forever''

In an email to employees on Tuesday, Dorsey granted the option for staff to work from home indefinitely.

May 13, 2020, 11:52 AM IST

Edit tweets, auto-delete on Twitter using Brizzly+

Back in 2018, while visiting India for Twitter's pre-election campaign, Dorsey was quizzed why Twitter does not have an edit button.

To which, he said, "the reason Twitter does not have an 'edit' button is that people may change their opinions by editing the original tweet and then people who don't agree with the original view, may have already retweeted the tweet, which is not an accurate representation of what they believe."

Mar 13, 2020, 14:15 PM IST

Twitter officially bans all political ads on its platform

No political content will be promoted from candidates, parties, governments or officials, PACs and certain political non-profit groups.

Nov 16, 2019, 12:45 PM IST

Twitter to globally ban showcasing political ads on its platform

"A political message earns reach when people decide to follow an account or retweet. Paying for reach removes that decision, forcing highly optimised and targeted political messages on people. We believe this decision should not be compromised by money," Dorsey tweeted.

Oct 31, 2019, 07:42 AM IST

'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