Jack Dorsey

Jack Dorsey (born November 19, 1976) is an American web developer and businessman widely known as a co-founder and co-creator of Twitter, and as the founder and CEO of Square, a mobile payments company. In 2008, he was named to the MIT Technology Review TR35 as one of the top 35 innovators in the world under the age of 35. For 2012, The Wall Street Journal gave him the "Innovator of the Year Award" for technology.
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  • Twitter Reveals Q3 2016 Financial Results, Will Reduce Workforce by 9%

    … is an increase of six percent year-over-year. Twitter’s generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) net loss was $103 million for the quarter. In terms of users, Twitter said its average monthly active users (MAU) in Q3 2016 were 317 million, which is an increase of three percent year-over-year, and an increase from 313 million MAU in Q2 2016. Twitter…

    AllFacebookin Social Twitter- 10 readers -
  • A Complete Guide to Twitter’s Q2 2016 Earnings Call

    … a new timeline of tweets from people around the world using that same sticker. And during the question-and-answer portion of Tuesday’s earnings call, in response to a question from Canaccord Genuity analyst Michael Graham, Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey replied: We’ve been focused on four areas in the core product. And we believe there’s…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Twitter- 14 readers -
  • Twitter to Live-Stream Two New NBA Shows

    … for the NBA by more deeply integrating the league across Twitter’s many platforms. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey also said in the release: Twitter is the fastest way to find out what’s happening in the NBA and to have a discussion about it. Watching NBA basketball together with Twitter is a great experience, and the league has been at the forefront…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Twitter- 10 readers -
  • Twitter Scoops Up Machine Learning Firm Magic Pony Technology

    … Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey announced in a blog post that the company acquired machine learning outfit Magic Pony Technology. The London-based company’s focus was on visual processing. Dorsey did not mention terms of the deal, but two sources told TechCrunch Twitter is paying $150 million for Magic Pony Technology, which factors…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Twitter- 16 readers -
  • Twitter Invests in SoundCloud

    … Twitter must have really liked the audio cards from SoundCloud it began supporting in April, as the social network reportedly invested some $70 million in the music-streaming service. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey confirmed to Peter Kafka and Kara Swisher of Re/code that Twitter now owns part of SoundCloud, but he did not go into specifics. Dorsey…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Twitter- 10 readers -
  • Twitter Names China Managing Director

    … providers and influencers across greater China to help them reach audiences around the world. Going forward, we will look to Kathy’s leadership to help us identify ways in which Twitter’s platform and technology assets can be utilized to created further value for enterprises, creators, influencers, partners and developers in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. A big welcome to Twitter, @KathyChen2016! She joins us as our MD for China! — Jack (@jack) April 15, 2016 Photo courtesy of Kathy Chen’s Twitter account. …

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Twitter- 7 readers -
  • Top Earning Websites

    … Our first Top Earning Websites List was published in March 2009. There have been significant changes since then. AirBnB founded in 2008 did not make the original list but are here today. Myspace no longer features! Please Note: Despite their significant size, some companies are intentionally left out because they are primarily retail based…

    Michael Dunlop/ How To Make Money Onlinein Paid Search Google- 28 readers -
  • Twitter Celebrates 10th Birthday

    …, with an innocent tweet on March 21, 2006 from co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey. just setting up my twttr — Jack (@jack) March 21, 2006 Twitter celebrates its 10th birthday today, one filled with favorites likes, retweets and emojis. Now that we’ve seen how Twitter started, let’s take a look at how it has grown from Dorsey’s maiden tweet. Twitter also…

    Justin Lafferty/ AllFacebookin Social Twitter- 12 readers -
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