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
    • 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 Following in the footsteps of Bri ...

      David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Twitter- 16 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 increases of those goals for 2017.

      David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook Twitter- 10 readers -
  • Twitter Shuffle: COO Adam Bain Out, CFO Anthony Noto Adds COO Role

    … live content business and take over revenue-generating segments including global ad sales, data, revenue products and mobile ad exchange MoPub, as well as global partnerships and business development. Twitter said the current leadership team overseeing those areas will report to Noto, including vice president of global revenue and operations Matt…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Twitter- 12 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- 11 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- 16 readers -
  • Twitter to Live-Stream Two New NBA Shows

    … of the game Animated GIFs #NBAmixtape custom edits Day in the Life takeovers Periscope live streams of press conferences and interviews The NBA said in a release announcing the expanded partnership that it will produce more video from major events including NBA All-Star Weekend, the league’s postseason (including the NBA Finals) and the NBA Draft…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Twitter- 11 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- 17 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- 11 readers -
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