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.
Posts about Jack Dorsey
  • An Open Letter to @Jack About Twitter

    …, but it would be amazing if I could know the difference. I could filter and segment my feed between personal and professional conversations. Embrace being a Customer Service Channel. Millions of complaints and reviews pass through your platform every day and move to corporations who purchase social media monitoring tools to capture them. Why aren’t you…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blogin Social- 31 readers -
  • Twitter Updates Progress on Diversity, Inclusion

    … stable. The social network exceeded its goals for women in 2016 in two of three categories, reaching 37 percent of its overall work force, 30 percent of leadership and 15 percent of technical workers, up from 34 percent, 22 percent and 13 percent, respectively. For 2017, Twitter is eyeing upward moves for women to 38 percent of its total work…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook Twitter- 37 readers -
  • Jack Dorsey to Users: What Do You Want From Twitter in 2017?

    … Co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey wants to know what Twitter users would like to see from the social network in 2017. Dorsey sought suggestions via tweet, using the hashtag #Twitter2017: Following in the footsteps of (Airbnb co-founder) Brian Chesky: what’s the most important thing you want to see Twitter improve or create in 2017? #Twitter2017…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Twitter- 36 readers -
  • Twitter Acquires Yes, Names Founder Keith Coleman VP of Product

    … Twitter finally found a replacement for former head of consumer product Jeff Seibert, who vacated the position in June, but the social network had to acquire a company in the process. CEO Jack Dorsey announced via tweet that Twitter acquired startup application developer Yes, and that Yes founder Keith Coleman is the social network’s new vice…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Twitter- 24 readers -
  • Twitter Shuffle: COO Adam Bain Out, CFO Anthony Noto Adds COO Role

    … Derella. Noto will remain Twitter’s CFO until a replacement is named. CEO Jack Dorsey said in a release announcing the moves: Since joining Twitter in 2010, Adam has built an amazing team and a global business from the ground up. I’m grateful to Adam for everything he’s done for Twitter, and for his leadership and friendship over the years. I…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Twitter- 16 readers -
  • Twitter Reveals Q3 2016 Financial Results, Will Reduce Workforce by 9%

    … the company’s sales, partnerships, and marketing efforts,” and that the restructuring “is intended to create greater focus and efficiency to enable Twitter’s goal of driving toward GAAP profitability in 2017.” Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter, commented in the release: Our strategy is directly driving growth in audience and engagement, with an acceleration…

    AllFacebookin Social Twitter- 20 readers -
  • 3 Inherent Influencer Benefits From Twitter’s New Updates

    …. By changing its posting procedures, Twitter is putting more emphasis and value on the content of tweets. Snapshot of updates Images, GIFs, videos and user polls added to the end of tweets will no longer count toward the character limit. Twitter handles at the beginning of direct replies will not be included in character limitations anymore either…

    AllTwitterin Twitter- 22 readers -
  • A Complete Guide to Twitter’s Q2 2016 Earnings Call

    … they follow. It drove increased retention and engagement (tweets, retweets, replies and likes) in Q2, and we expect the experience will continue to improve meaningfully over time as our machine learning systems get better. We also launched a significant improvement in May to the Connect tab so that people can get better account recommendations based…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Twitter- 32 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- 19 readers -
  • Twitter Scoops Up Machine Learning Firm Magic Pony Technology

    … that every time you open Twitter, you’re immersed in the most relevant news, stories and events for you. Our acquisition of Magic Pony builds on other investments we’ve made in machine learning, beginning with the acquisitions of Madbits in July 2014 and Whetlab in June 2015. Magic Pony’s team will be joining Twitter Cortex, a team of engineers, data…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Twitter- 23 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- 19 readers -
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