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

    … added: You don’t go a day without hearing about Twitter. While that’s true, let’s be honest with one another. That’s basically because the term tweeted has been preceded by the name Donald Trump for over a year now. That guy you don’t care too much about is really the only reason why the majority of people heard about Twitter at all last year…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blogin Social- 30 readers -
  • Twitter Updates Progress on Diversity, Inclusion

    … minorities in its overall work force to 11 percent, to 6 percent in leadership and to 9 percent for technical employees, up from 10 percent, zero and 7 percent, respectively in 2015. The company’s goals for underrepresented minorities in 2017 are upticks to 13 percent of its overall work force, 8 percent of its leadership and 11 percent of its technical…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook Twitter- 36 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 Shuffle: COO Adam Bain Out, CFO Anthony Noto Adds COO Role

    … The revolving door at Twitter has made its way to the top levels of management, as chief operating officer Adam Bain announced that he is stepping down to “explore opportunities outside of the company.” Chief financial officer Anthony Noto (pictured) will shift into the COO role at the social network, and Twitter said Noto will keep managing its…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Twitter- 14 readers -
  • Twitter Reveals Q3 2016 Financial Results, Will Reduce Workforce by 9%

    … Twitter released its Q3 2016 financial results Thursday, and it also announced it will reduce its workforce by approximately nine percent. For the third quarter of fiscal year 2016, Twitter saw revenue of $616 million, which is an increase of eight percent year-over-year. Advertising revenue for the quarter was $545 million, which…

    AllFacebookin Social Twitter- 20 readers -
  • A Complete Guide to Twitter’s Q2 2016 Earnings Call

    … Twitter reported its second-quarter-2016 financial results Wednesday, and Wall Street was far from overwhelmed. The social network posted revenue of $602 million, up 20 percent compared with the second quarter of 2015, with ad revenue of $535 million up 18 percent year-over-year. Mobile ad revenue represented 89 percent of total ad revenue…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Twitter- 31 readers -
  • Twitter to Live-Stream Two New NBA Shows

    … the NBA Digital partnership with Turner Sports, and the league’s pact with Twitter also extends the Amplify program between the two partners, with more video content coming for Twitter, Vine and Periscope. Existing content includes: #NBARapidReplay highlights #NBAVine highlights and behind-the-scenes footage #PhantomCam player arrivals Plays…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Twitter- 19 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- 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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