• The boss of Twitter defends his decisions for the moderation of the platform

    The boss of Twitter defends his decisions for the moderation of the platform

    Jack Dorsey, the founder of Twitter, once again defends his decisions for the moderation of the platform.
  • Jack Dorsey, Mark Zuckerberg face Senate hearing over censorship concerns

    Jack Dorsey, Mark Zuckerberg face Senate hearing over censorship concerns

    The Big Tech titans face another grilling over accusations of censorship during a Senate hearing Tuesday. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook honcho Mark Zuckerberg are testifying before the Senate
  • Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey keeps his job after board of directors review

    Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey keeps his job after board of directors review

    Twitter’s board of directors has decided to keep CEO Jack Dorsey in charge following a months-long review of the company’s management structure. The decision by a committee of Twitter
  • Beyoncé and Jay-Z cruise the Hamptons with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey

    Beyoncé and Jay-Z cruise the Hamptons with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey

    It’s no surfbort, but it’ll do. If your appetite for celebrity watercraft news hasn’t been whetted by the whereabouts of David Geffen and his mega-yacht, you’re in luck! Jay-Z and Beyoncé were recently spotted cruising the lux waterways of the Hamptons with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey aboard … well, it’s just a regular yacht. But …
  • Twitter to expand crackdown on mail-in ballot misinformation

    Twitter to expand crackdown on mail-in ballot misinformation

    Twitter this week said that it will expand its crackdown on on misinformation surrounding the election and mail-in voting. The social network — which made waves in May when it added a fact-check label to a tweet from President Trump claiming that mail-in ballots are “substantially fraudulent” — will also increase its efforts on getting …
  • Twitter faces $250M FTC fine for using security data to target ads

    Twitter faces $250M FTC fine for using security data to target ads

    Twitter revealed this week that it expects to pay as much as $250 million in fines over allegations that it improperly used customers’ private data to target ads. The San Francisco-based company said Monday that it received a draft complaint from the Federal Trade Commission on July 28 that accused it of using users’ email …
  • Twitter’s user growth spikes amid COVID-19, but ad sales tank

    Twitter’s user growth spikes amid COVID-19, but ad sales tank

    Twitter reported its strongest-ever user growth as people took to the social network to chatter about the coronavirus, but its ad sales suffered. Shares of the San Francisco-based company spiked as much as 6 percent in early morning trading after Twitter said that monetizable daily active users (mDAU) increased 36 percent year-over-year to 186 million, …
  • Joe Biden, Elon Musk, other Twitter accounts hawk bitcoin in apparent hack

    Joe Biden, Elon Musk, other Twitter accounts hawk bitcoin in apparent hack

    Over a dozen high-profile Twitter accounts, including Joe Biden and Elon Musk, appear to have been hacked on Wednesday as part of an apparent scam that promised free bitcoins to tens of millions of users. “Feeling greatful, doubling all payments sent to my BTC address!,” read the a since-deleted tweet on Musk’s account, which misspelled …
  • Twitter announces Juneteenth is official company holiday

    Twitter announces Juneteenth is official company holiday

    Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced Tuesday that moving forward, the company will celebrate Juneteenth as an official corporate holiday. The annual festival marks the date on June 19, 1865, when the abolition os slavery was announced in the state of Texas. The social network will observe the holiday “forevermore,” Dorsey tweeted, as will Square, the …
  • Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey gives $3 million to Colin Kaepernick’s charity

    Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey gives $3 million to Colin Kaepernick’s charity

    Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey doesn’t appear to be interested in making up with President Trump any time soon. Just a week after flagging two of Trump’s tweets with fact-checking labels — prompting the president to call for regulation of social media companies — Dorsey announced that he was donating $3 million to the charity run …