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Jack Dorsey steps down as CEO of Twitter
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Jack Dorsey steps down as CEO of Twitter

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has stepped down as head of the social media platform he co-founded a decade and a half ago. Twitter made the announcement on Monday, Nov. 29. Board member and former Chief Technology Officer Parag Agrawal, 45, who joined Twitter in 2011 and has been serving as the CTO since 2017, was appointed CEO, effective immediately, and Dorsey will remain a member of the board until his term expires at next year's stockholders' meeting, the company said. Parag Agrawal Dorsey said in a statement released by Twitter: "I've decided to leave Twitter because I believe the company is ready to move on from its founders. "My trust in Parag as Twitter's CEO is deep. His work over the past 10 years has been transformational. I'm deeply grateful for his skill, heart,...
Twitter’s founder, Dorsey is liable for #EndSARS losses – Lai Mohammed
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Twitter’s founder, Dorsey is liable for #EndSARS losses – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said that the founder of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, is vicariously liable for the losses Nigeria incurred during the EndSARS protest.   Mohammed said this when he appeared on a Radio Nigeria call-in programme in Abuja today June 14.   Mohammed alleged that Dorsey raised funds through Bitcoins to sponsor the EndSARS protest while his platform, Twitter, was used to fuel the crisis. He said Dorsey also retweeted the tweets of some foreign and local supporters of EndSARS. “If you ask people to donate money via bitcoins for EndS ARS protesters then you are vicariously liable for whatever is the outcome of the protest. We have forgotten that EndSARS led to the loss of lives, including 37 policemen, six soldiers, 57 c...
Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey raises brows as he tweets the Nigerian flag again
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Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey raises brows as he tweets the Nigerian flag again

Jack Dorsey has raised brows after tweeting the Nigerian flag again, this time, for no known reason. The Twitter CEO, whose social media app was banned by the Nigerian government, first tweeted the Nigerian flag at exactly 12am West African Time (WAT) on the day Nigeria was marking Democracy day, June 12. Then, at 12am WAT on June 14, he tweeted the Nigerian flag again and this made Nigerians begin questioning his motive. Below are some comments after he tweeted the Nigerian flag again today.
Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey tweets Photo of Nigerian Flag at exactly 12am on June 12
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Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey tweets Photo of Nigerian Flag at exactly 12am on June 12

Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey has tweeted a photo of the Nigerian flag on his official Twitter handle. The photo was shared at exactly 12am (Nigerian time) on June 12, which is now being celebrated in Nigeria as "Democracy Day". It is also coming ahead of planned nationwide protest which has been trending on the social media platform in different countries with the hashtag #June12Protest. See the tweet below.....
Africans are treated like Trash because they think low of themselves – Dencia
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Africans are treated like Trash because they think low of themselves – Dencia

Dencia has boldly claimed that Africans are treated like trash because they think low of themselves. Her claim comes after Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey announced that Ghana is the headquarters for Twitter operations in Africa as he tweeted that Twitter is now present on the continent’. Dencia charged the management of Twitter to pay the Ghanaian employees who will work at the headquarters of Twitter in Ghana just like they pay employees in America. According to her, the black man’s problem is that they always look down at their own people and it is a disgusting mentality. She tweeted ''The employees better get same payment as Twitter employees in America cuz we know how this goes.The Caucasians stay using Africans for free or less . The top positions need to be held by BLACK...
Twitter To Recruit Experts Of Nigerian Languages For Its Operations In Ghana
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Twitter To Recruit Experts Of Nigerian Languages For Its Operations In Ghana

Following the establishment of its first African office in Ghana, Twitter says it would recruit experts of major local languages in Nigeria (Yoruba, Igbo and Hausa) for its operations. The company stated that the remote position is available for all candidates but the employee must have a full understanding and interpretation of news content from the Nigerian media. Other criteria for the job includes the ability for candidates to have adequate knowledge and understanding of English and Pidgin English which is also commonly spoken in Nigeria. “Twitter is looking for a passionate people manager to take on the role of Curation Lead for Nigeria. “This person will manage a team that is focused on quickly, accurately and impartially summarising complex conversations that are unf...
Adamu Garba, Others React As Twitter Picks Ghana As African Headquarters
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Adamu Garba, Others React As Twitter Picks Ghana As African Headquarters

Nigerians have taken to social media to make their opinions known after social networking service, Twitter, decided to make Ghana its African headquarters. Twitter co-founder, Jack Dorsey, revealed on Monday that it had finally set up an office in Africa and it would be in Ghana. He thanked the people and President of Ghana. “Twitter is now present on the continent. Thank you Ghana and President Nana Akufo-Addo,” he tweeted. Reacting, Ghana’s President thanked Twitter for its decision, adding that he had met with Dorsey and he was confident the move would be the beginning of new things. Akufo-Addo tweeted, “The choice of Ghana as HQ for Twitter’s Africa operations is excellent news. The government and Ghanaians welcome very much this announcement and the confidence repos...
Twitter Chooses Ghana As Its Headquarters For Africa Operations
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Twitter Chooses Ghana As Its Headquarters For Africa Operations

The co-founder and CEO of Twitter, Jack Dorsey in a tweet announced the company’s presence on the continent. He said: Twitter is now present on the continent. Thank you Ghana and Nana Akufo-Addo. In his response, Nana Akufo-Addo revealed that he held a virtual meeting with Jack on April 7, 2021. He further revealed that Twitter’s Africa operations will have its Headquarters in Ghana. The choice of Ghana as HQ for Twitter’s Africa operations is EXCELLENT news. Gov’t and Ghanaians welcome very much this announcement and the confidence reposed in our country. As I indicated to @Jack in our virtual meeting of 7th April 2021, this is the start of a beautiful partnership between Twitter and Ghana, which is critical for the dev’t of Ghana’s hugely important tech sector. These a...
Twitter Founder Jack Dorsey’s First Tweet Sells for Over £2 million
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Twitter Founder Jack Dorsey’s First Tweet Sells for Over £2 million

Twitter founder and CEO Jack Dorsey has sold a digital certificate connected to his first ever tweet for over £2m. The digital certificate was purchased in an auction by Sina Estavi, a Malaysia-based entrepreneur. The tweet, posted by Jack Dorsey on March 21, 2006, reads: "just setting up my twttr" Buyer, Mr Estavi said: "This is not just a tweet!" He added that "years later people will realise the true value of this tweet, like the Mona Lisa painting". Jack Dorsey said the funds raised from the sale of his first ever tweet are being donated to a charity supporting the coronavirus response in Africa, minus a 5% processing fee going to the auctioning platform. Mr Estavi said he was glad the money was being donated to charity.
Square Acquires Majority Stake in Jay-Z’s Tidal for $297M
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Square Acquires Majority Stake in Jay-Z’s Tidal for $297M

Square has agreed to buy a majority stake in Tidal, the streaming music service led by rapper Jay-Z, as part of an effort to expand the company’s suite of financial tools to musicians and emerging artists. Square will pay $297 million in a mix of cash and stock to become Tidal’s “significant majority” owner, though Jay-Z and Tidal’s other existing artist-shareholders will retain some ownership in the company. Tidal will operate independently within Square, according to a company release, and Jay-Z will join Square’s board of directors. “New ideas are found at intersections, and we believe there’s a compelling one between music and the economy,” Square Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey said in a prepared statement.
‘Banning Trump Showed Your Hatred For Him’ – FFK To Jack Dorsey
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‘Banning Trump Showed Your Hatred For Him’ – FFK To Jack Dorsey

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has tackled Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey, who in the early hours of today, via his Handle, said he did not celebrate or take pride in banning US President, Donald Trump, from the app. Dorsey tweeted; ''I do not celebrate or feel pride in our having to ban @realDonaldTrump from Twitter, or how we got here. After a clear warning we’d take this action, we made a decision with the best information we had based on threats to physical safety both on and off Twitter. Was this correct?" "I believe this was the right decision for Twitter. We faced an extraordinary and untenable circumstance, forcing us to focus all of our actions on public safety. Offline harm as a result of online speech is demonstrably real, and what drives our policy and enforcement ...
Trump’s Twitter Ban: We Showed “Failure” To Police Global Public Discourse – Jack
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Trump’s Twitter Ban: We Showed “Failure” To Police Global Public Discourse – Jack

Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey has for the first time publicly reacted to the suspension of President Donald Trump's twitter account. Dorsey, while defending the suspension, conceded that it was done in a manner that undermined public discussion; a divisive and dangerous action that could set an unexpected and inappropriate precedent for free speech, one he has been a long-standing supporter for. Many have questioned the decision by big tech giants, Twitter and Facebook to suspend President Trump's accounts, including: German President Angela Merkel, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico, renowned neurosurgeon Ben Carson and virulent Putin critic, Alexey Navalny. I do not celebrate or feel pride in our having to ban @realDonaldTrump from Twitter, or how we got here. After a ...
#EndSARS: Adamu Garba Withdraws Lawsuit Against Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey
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#EndSARS: Adamu Garba Withdraws Lawsuit Against Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey

Former presidential aspirant Adamu Garba has withdrawn his court case against the founder/chief executive of Twitter International Company, Jack Dorsey. Mr Garba tweeted, saying he had asked his lawyers to withdraw the case, adding that the purpose of the lawsuit had been achieved. The former presidential hopeful had dragged Mr Dorsey before a Federal High Court in Abuja over his alleged sponsorship of the October 2020 #EndSARS protests in Nigeria. “I think the action has served its purpose. I’ve written to our lawyers to withdraw the case from court. “I also tendered my sincere apologies to Nigerians who are pained by my #EndSARS actions. Nigeria shall rise,” he wrote over the weekend. The motion on notice was brought pursuant to order II Rules 1, 2, 3 of the Fundamental Righ...
“Jack Must Pay” – Adamu Garba Explains His Absence In Court Against Twitter CEO
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“Jack Must Pay” – Adamu Garba Explains His Absence In Court Against Twitter CEO

Adamu Garba, a former presidential aspirant under the All Progressives Congress, APC, has explained why he and his team were absent at the hearing of his suit filed against the founder and CEO of Twitter, Jack Dorsey. Adamu Garba said that his lawyers received the notice for the hearing late hence why they requested for an adjournment. Recall that Tope Akinyode, a Nigerian rights lawyer who filed a lawsuit challenging the criminal complaint administered by former Presidential aspirant, Adamu Garba against CEO of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, said Garba and his lawyer’s failed to show up for hearing at the Federal High Court on Wednesday, November 25, 2020. Speaking on his decision to not appear, Garba took to his Twitter account to reveal the reasons, while also stating that his team ...
Adamu Garba Absent In Court For $1 Billion Suit Against Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey
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Adamu Garba Absent In Court For $1 Billion Suit Against Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey

Garba had dragged Dorsey to court for endorsing and supporting the recent #EndSARS protest in Nigeria. Former presidential aspirant, Adamu Garba, has absented himself from court in a suit against Twitter Chief Executive Officer, Jack Dorsey. Garba had dragged Dorsey to court for endorsing and supporting the recent #EndSARS protest in Nigeria. Tope Akinyode, a lawyer, who joined the suit to defend Twitter, revealed that both Garba and his lawyer were not in court, forcing the judge to adjourn the case. Announcing his joining of the suit against Twitter and its CEO, Akinyode said, I've filed court processes to challenge @adamugarba's lawsuit against @jack and @Twitter. Jack's support for Nigeria's cause is commendable. We'll protect our freedom of expression and resist the mov...
Adamu Garba Gives Update On Lawsuit Against Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey
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Adamu Garba Gives Update On Lawsuit Against Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey

Former Presidential candidate, Adamu Garba has served an update on his lawsuit against Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey over Dorsey's involvement in the EndSARS protest. Recall that Adamu instituted a $1 billion suit against the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Founder of Twitter International Company, Jack Dorsey, at the Federal High Court, Abuja, over alleged sponsorship of the ongoing #EndSARS Protest across the country. Giving an update on the case after DMW act Peruzzi asked, the former presidential candidate said the first hearing of the case should be before end of this November. Peruzzi asked Adamu Garba: "Ermm @adamugarba How far you and Jack? Any progress?" Adamu Garba replied: "Very much so, our first hearing should be before end of this month, hopefully. @Peruzzi"
Tope Akinyode Sues Adamu Garba Over Jack Dorsey’s Lawsuit
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Tope Akinyode Sues Adamu Garba Over Jack Dorsey’s Lawsuit

BREAKING: Having been consulted by friends & colleagues, I've filed court processes to challenge @adamugarba's lawsuit against @jack & @Twitter. Jack's support for Nigeria's cause is commendable. We'll protect our freedom of expression & resist the move to ban Twitter in Nigeria Adamu Garba comments: When a tweet from @TopeAkinyode came up, I worry at how much Nigerians take their country. To defend @Jack, who violated your sovereignty by calling for a donation to sustain a protest that lead to damages to our country, after the President acceded to Protesters request. Sad! I hope Mr. @jack pay you for this service, because, at-least, if he refused to invest in Nigerian Youth, except help propagate fake news, that lead to Trillions of Naira lost, then i will be glad ...
EndSARS: Adamu Garba Sues Jack Dorsey, Twitter CEO For $1bn
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EndSARS: Adamu Garba Sues Jack Dorsey, Twitter CEO For $1bn

Former Presidential aspirant, Adamu Garba, has sued the founder of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, over the resultant violence that has marred the #EndSARS protests rocking the nation. Dorsey had expressed his support for the #EndSARS protests across the nation. Dear @jack, Here’s your motion of notice, a fine of $1Bn dollars in favour of Federal Republic of Nigeria, as a compensation for lost of lives, properties & convenience as a result your active support for funding of #EndSARS after the issues is been attended to by the Government. Under a clear mark of gross abuse of privilege, you used your platform to instigate a protest that have now turned into breakdown of law and order in Nigeria. You must publish public apology to Nigerian government and people for violating our sove...
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Donates $3Million to Colin Kaepernick’s ‘Know Your Rights’ Camp
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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Donates $3Million to Colin Kaepernick’s ‘Know Your Rights’ Camp

Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter and Square, donated $3 million to Colin Kaepernick's Know Your Rights Camp. The Know Your Rights Camp is an organization established by former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick and it is dedicated to empowering people of color. Recall that Kaepernick's NFL career ended because he took a knee during the national anthem to protest police brutality suffered by Black men and racial injustice. His action later sparked kneeling protests across the country. Following the death of George Floyd and the protests it sparked, Dorsey donated to Kaepernick's organization to support the fight against racial injustice. Dorsey said he gave "$3mm to Colin @Kaepernick7’s @yourrightscamp to advance the liberation and well-being of Black and Brown communities through ...
Zuckerberg takes swipe at Twitter for fact-checking Trump
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Zuckerberg takes swipe at Twitter for fact-checking Trump

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has defended the platform’s decision to fact-check Donald Trump’s tweets after Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg questioned the move. Earlier this week, Twitter added fact-checking labels to two tweets from the US president which made unsubstantiated claims about “fraudulent” postal voting in the US. Trump threatened to “close down” social media sites in response, claiming they are biased against him and other conservative voices. Zuckerberg has now also weighed into the argument, telling Fox News that Facebook had a different approach and that private companies such as social media sites should not be the “arbiter of truth”. “I just believe strongly that Facebook shouldn’t be the arbiter of truth of everything that people say online,” he said. “Private com...
Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey Says Employees Can Work From Home Indefinitely
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Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey Says Employees Can Work From Home Indefinitely

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has announced that his employees can work from home for as long as they want, even after the coronavirus pandemic. Dorsey, on Tuesday, told his employees that many of them will be allowed to work from home in perpetuity, even after the coronavirus pandemic ends, according to a company spokesperson. “Opening offices will be our decision,” the spokesperson said. “When and if our employees come back, will be theirs.” According to an email obtained by us, Dorsey said it was unlikely that Twitter would open its offices before September and that all in-person events would be cancelled for the remainder of the year. The company will assess its plans for 2021 events later this year. “We were uniquely positioned to respond quickly and allow folks to work f...
Twitter Records Loss Despite User Surge In Pandemic
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Twitter Records Loss Despite User Surge In Pandemic

Twitter swung to a loss in the past quarter as the global pandemic hit advertising revenue, even as the social platform saw a surge in new users. In its quarterly update Thursday, Twitter posted an $8 million loss while revenues edged up three percent to $808 million and its user base increased 24 percent. Chief executive Jack Dorsey said the platform was working to be a useful resource for people during the global lockdowns. “In this difficult time, Twitter’s purpose is proving more vital than ever,” he said. “We are helping the world stay informed, and providing a unique way for people to come together to help or simply entertain and remind one another of our connections.” The results appeared to ease concerns of deeper problems for the tech company, and Twitter shares...
Rihanna And Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey To Co-Fund $4.2m Grant For Domestic Violence Victims
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Rihanna And Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey To Co-Fund $4.2m Grant For Domestic Violence Victims

American singing sensation Rihanna is giving her all in to fight the coronavirus outbreak that has enveloped the globe. After donating $5million to relief organizations helping those hit hardest by the disease, the 32-year-old singer has now joined forces with Twitter co-founder and CEO of Square, Jack Dorsey. Rihanna will be funding $4.2 million grant that would help domestic violence victims in Los Angeles. The news was announced on Friday, by Rihanna’s Clara Lionel Foundation, on Twitter. “Today we’re standing with those affected by the increased incidents of domestic violence as a result of the COVID-19 Safer at Home order in Los Angeles,” the foundation tweeted. The grant, for which Dorsey and Rihanna have pitched in $2.1 million each, will be a part of the Mayor’s ...
Jack Dorsey To Donate $1 Billion To Fund Global COVID-19 Relief
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Jack Dorsey To Donate $1 Billion To Fund Global COVID-19 Relief

I’m moving $1B of my Square equity (~28% of my wealth) to #startsmall LLC to fund global COVID-19 relief. After we disarm this pandemic, the focus will shift to girl’s health and education, and UBI. It will operate transparently, all flows tracked here: https:///hVkUczDQmz Why UBI and girl’s health and education? I believe they represent the best long-term solutions to the existential problems facing the world. UBI is a great idea needing experimentation. Girl’s health and education is critical to balance: https:///dC3dU6hvxB Why is #startsmall a LLC? This segments and dedicates my shares to these causes, and provides flexibility. Grants will be made from Start Small Foundation or the LLC directly based on the beneficiary org. All transfers, sales, and grants will be made public in t...
Twitter CEO Re-evaluates Plans to Move to Africa; Says Tweet about his Move Was a “Mistake”
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Twitter CEO Re-evaluates Plans to Move to Africa; Says Tweet about his Move Was a “Mistake”

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Twitter, Jack Dorsey has cancelled his plan to relocate to Africa for up to six months in 2020. Jack described his tweets about moving to Africa as “a mistake”. In November 2019, after visiting Africa on a month-long trip, Dorsey tweeted: “Sad to be leaving the continent … for now. Africa will define the future (especially the bitcoin one!). Not sure where yet, but I’ll be living here for 3-6 months mid-2020. Grateful I was able to experience a small part.” However, Dorsey has now said that he needs to re-evaluates his plans about living in Africa due to the Coronavirus outbreak amongst other things He said this while speaking at an investor conference sponsored by Morgan Stanley. “When I tweeted about my intention to spend a few months ...
Why Twitter May Never Get An ‘Edit’ Button, Says CEO
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Why Twitter May Never Get An ‘Edit’ Button, Says CEO

One of the most requested features by Twitter users is the ability to edit tweets, but perhaps it’s time for users to give up and forget about that wish ever becoming real. The reason for saying this is because of a recent video interview with Wired, Twitter’s founder and CEO, Jack Dorsey. He said that while the company has considered bringing on an Edit button, it is pretty much not pleased with its implementation because it will be going against the very essence of the platform. Answering a question on whether the site is planning to introduce an edit button for Twitter in 2020, Dorsey replied with a emphatic ‘No’. According to him, the ability to edit tweets will go against the very essence of the platform, which was envisaged as an alternative to text messaging, what with its 160...
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says he’s moving to Africa for at least three months in 2020 because the continent will ‘define the future’
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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says he’s moving to Africa for at least three months in 2020 because the continent will ‘define the future’

Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter and mobile payments company Square, has hinted that he may move to Africa for at least three months next year. "Sad to be leaving the continent…for now. Africa will define the future (especially the bitcoin one!). Not sure where yet, but I'll be living here for 3-6 months mid 2020" Dorsey tweeted. The bearded, 43-year-old tech exec was in Ethiopia this week, as part of a month-long tour across the continent that he tweeted he was making in October. He said he would be meeting with entrepreneurs in Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria, and South Africa. Dorsey is known for his world travels and sometimes-eccentric practices. He said he was in Melbourne, Australia in September, and in Myanmar last December, where he said he celebrated his birthday with a 10-day silen...
Tacha Wishes Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey A Happy Birthday Via Live Video Call
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Tacha Wishes Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey A Happy Birthday Via Live Video Call

Big brother Naija Reality Star, Tacha in a video call with Jack the CEO of Twitter, wished him a happy birthday as they discussed plans to make twitter the best app of the year Happy birthday to one of the greatest minds in the world, thanks to him, we’re able to use this social media platform called @twitter More initiatives to come! Once again Happy birthday Jack! By the way, Twitter has to WIN best APP of the year. I’m obsessed�
Dara Oladosu Accepts Twitter Job Offer, Meets Jack Dorsey
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Dara Oladosu Accepts Twitter Job Offer, Meets Jack Dorsey

Dara Oladosu, a Nigerian Tech developer and founder of Quoted Replies, was filled with excitement last night after he was offered a job at Twitter to help build a native “quoted tweet” feature for the platform. Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey, is currently in Nigeria and he had a meet and greet with media personalities as well as Tech developers in Nigeria. At the meeting, Dara's app, Quoted Replies, a Twitter-based bot that helps users of the platform find quoted replies of tweets without having to go through the hassle of copying, pasting, and searching for it, was discussed. Dara built the bot in December 2018 after he stumbled upon the ability to copy a tweet’s link and search Twitter for its quoted replies. Fascinated by his work, a member of the Twitter management, Kayvon Beykp...
Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey Speaks Yoruba In Lagos
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Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey Speaks Yoruba In Lagos

Jack Dorsey, Twitter CEO and Co-founder, has arrived in Nigeria as part of his listening and learning tour across Africa. Nigeria is one of the four African countries that the CEO will be visiting during his tour of Africa that he said will last the entire month of November. Other countries he will be visiting are Ghana, Ethiopia and South Africa. Although Jack Dorsey's planned visit to Africa was known, his itinerary was a secret until he appeared in Lagos today. He was hosted to a dinner which he confirmed of his Twitter page that he enjoyed. Photos of Dorsey posing with Dr. Joe Abah, Toolz of Cool FM and others has merge online. Dorsey attempted to speak Yoruba in a video that Tools posted on her Twitter page. See photos and watch the video here.... Jack’s Yoruba ...
Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey Visits Nigeria
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Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey Visits Nigeria

Jack Dorsey, Twitter CEO and Co-founder, has arrived in Nigeria as part of his listening and learning tour across Africa. On Thursday evening, the tech entrepreneur announced his arrival in a tweet. Per the visit, Jack will be hosted some entrepreneurs in Lagos, details of which company's Communications team declined when Business Insider SSA requested details last month. In October, Jack said he will be in Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria, and South Africa. Nigeria is his first point of contact on the continent.
Twitter Bans Political Adverts Globally (see Jack Dorsey’s Tweets)
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Twitter Bans Political Adverts Globally (see Jack Dorsey’s Tweets)

Twitter has banned all political advertising on its platforms globally. This was announced in a series of tweets by Twitter’s CEO, Jack Dorsey. Here are the tweets below. jack @jack We’ve made the decision to stop all political advertising on Twitter globally. We believe political message reach should be earned, not bought. Why? A few reasons… A political message earns reach when people decide to follow an account or retweet. Paying for reach removes that decision, forcing highly optimized and targeted political messages on people. We believe this decision should not be compromised by money. While internet advertising is incredibly powerful and very effective for commercial advertisers, that power brings significant risks to politics, where it can be used to influence votes to af...
Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey To Visit Nigeria, Other African Countries In November
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Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey To Visit Nigeria, Other African Countries In November

Founder and CEO of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, has revealed that he will be visiting Nigeria and three other African countries in November. Dorsey announced this in a post shared on Twitter, where he stated that he is headed to Nigeria, South Africa, Ethiopia and Ghana in the coming month. The Twitter CEO also shared a photos of himself with African entrepreneurs and stated that he will be spending even more time with entrepreneurs when he touches down Africa. Twitter was launched in 2006 and rapidly gained worldwide popularity. In 2012, more than 100 million users posted 340 million tweets a day and a year after that it emerged as one of the top-ten most visited websites in the world. It is said that over 90 million Nigerians have access to the internet and a huge percentage are ardent soc...
Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey Eats Once A Day, Fasts On Weekends, Walks To Work
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Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey Eats Once A Day, Fasts On Weekends, Walks To Work

Twitter CEO ,Jack Dorsey eats once a day, fasts on weekends,walks to work Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has revealed he manages stress through a strict diet and exercise regime as well as quirky lifestyle habits like hours of meditation each day. The 42-year-old’s only daily meal is dinner, but he won’t eat at all on weekends, he has ditched warm showers altogether and he walks the distance between his home and the social media HQ in an effort to make sure his mind stays sharp. According to Mailonline , Dorsey – whose net worth is $5.3billion – claims the routine makes his days feel longer and says he’s able to switch off to get ample sleep every night. ‘During the day, I feel so much more focused. … You have this very focused point of mind in terms of this drive,’ Dorsey said abou...

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