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- 24 readers -
  • Twitter Updates Progress on Diversity, Inclusion

    … Twitter’s update on its diversity efforts followed the same theme as counterparts Facebook and Pinterest: modest progress, along with the acknowledgement that more work needs to be done. Vice president of inclusion and diversity Jeffrey Siminoff said in a blog post that the social network met or exceeded its goals for 2016, and it shared modest…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook Twitter- 25 readers -
  • Jack Dorsey to Users: What Do You Want From Twitter in 2017?

    … Following in the footsteps of Brian Chesky: what's the most important thing you want to see Twitter improve or create in 2017? #Twitter2017 — 🚶🏽jack (@jack) December 29, 2016 The ability to edit tweets came up quite frequently in the comments, and at one point, Dorsey hinted that Twitter was considering the addition of this long-sought-after…

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

    … drive towards our goal of GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles) profitability in 2017 to ensure that Twitter continues to serve more and more people. Bain added: It has been a privilege and honor to work alongside Jack and the entire Twitter team to help build one of the world’s most unique and powerful platforms that exists today…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Twitter- 14 readers -
  • 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- 17 readers -
  • 3 Inherent Influencer Benefits From Twitter’s New Updates

    … advantage of these new updates and view them as opportunities to foster deeper relationships with potential and existing consumers. Influencers can leverage Twitter’s changes by further engaging their communities and improving the quality of their tweets. Holly Pavlika is senior vice president of marketing and content at influencer marketing provider Collective Bias. Image courtesy of Shutterstock. …

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

    … streaming of big events such as the Wimbledon Championships tennis tournament and the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, as well as its pacts with 120 Sports, Bloomberg TV, Campus Insiders, Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association, the National Hockey League, Pac-12 Networks and, of course, the National Football League…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Twitter- 19 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- 13 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- 20 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- 16 readers -
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