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Civil Rights Groups Cancel Twitter’s ‘Birthday,’ Say CEO Is Giving Nazis a ‘Megaphone’

In case you somehow forgot, Twitter’s “birthday” is once again right around the corner. As of this Saturday, 14 years will have passed since Twitter’s founder, Jack Dorsey – who at the time hilariously thought people might actually pay to use his platform, now dubbed “the hell site” – tweeted the very first tweet. Read More >>

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Seems These Hedge Fund Goons Want to Ditch Twitter’s CEO

After scooping up a major stake in Twitter, activist investor Elliott Management Corporation plans to oust its co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey, according to recent reports. Read More >>

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Jack Dorsey Just Unfollowed Mark Zuckerberg on Twitter

Jack Dorsey is sitting, plotting, thinking about how much he hates his enemy Mark Zuckerberg for reasons unclear to the public but apparently very clear and ever-present in Jack Dorsey’s mind. Mark Zuckerberg was doing other stuff today, possibly work, probably thinking about bigger-picture nefarious schemes like world domination, but all of his plans are now cancelled because Jack Dorsey has unfollowed him on Twitter. Read More >>

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Twitter’s Struggles With Moderating Online Abuse Continue

Twitter has thrown a lot at its rampant harassment problem over the years, from slapping on more abuse filters to purchasing an entire company to help them wrangle its online hellscape. But apparently abiding by that old adage “see something, say something” is one step too far for good ol’ Jack. Read More >>

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Jack Dorsey Takes Obvious Opportunity to Backstab Facebook With Twitter Political Ad Ban

Twitter on Wednesday announced a blanket ban on all political and issue-based advertising across its site, with CEO Jack Dorsey stating in a series of tweets that the company had decided to do so because “paying for reach” forces “highly optimised and targeted political messages on people.” Read More >>

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Chloë Grace Moretz’s Twitter Hacked, Apparently by Same Group That Took Over Jack Dorsey’s

Less than a week after CEO Jack Dorsey’s Twitter account was compromised by hackers, actress Chloë Grace Moretz – the 22-year-old actress of Kick-Ass fame – briefly lost control of her account as well. Read More >>

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Jack Dorsey’s Twitter Account Appears to Have Been Hacked

Starting around 8:45pm BST, the account of Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey sent out approximately 20 out-of-character tweets, which included the apparent names of a hacking crew, as well as racial slurs. Read More >>

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Websites Can Discriminate Against You Even If You Don’t Use Them, California Supreme Court Rules

Nearly four years ago, a lone bankruptcy lawyer sued Square, the payment processor run by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, challenging the app’s terms of use—despite never signing up. As of Monday, the case will proceed, thanks to an opinion issued by the Supreme Court of the US state of California that could have wide-reaching implications for online businesses. Read More >>

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Twitter Finally Redesigned its Website, Said No One

Well, folks, they managed to pull it off. Twitter has somehow made itself worse than it already was. Read More >>

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Twitter CEO’s Newest Podcast Bud is a Guy Who Claims Vaccines Cause Autism

Man, it would be great if tech CEOs would maybe not appear as guests for podcasts during which they smoke pot or engage in casual conversation with anti-vaxxers. And yet here we are. Read More >>

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Twitter CEO Says Users Could Get a Feature to ‘Clarify’ Their Bad Tweets

Even Twitter knows there is something fundamentally broken about its platform. But what if users could just, uh, clarify their bad tweets? This was an idea evidently presented by Twitter CEO and witness to goat slaughter Jack Dorsey while speaking at a Goldman Sachs event in San Francisco on Thursday. Read More >>

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey: I Suck and the Problem Is the Whole Site

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, whose platform has become synonymous with yelling, trolling, and a less-than-stable president who uses it for incoherent rants and threats of nuclear annihilation, is in a tough spot: Many if not most of the criticisms of his site are accurate, and Dorsey’s tactic of choice when responding to them is usually sputtering out a bunch of five-dollar words about how he needs to make unspecified changes. Read More >>

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Twitter Tests New Button to See the Latest Tweets First

It’s been a week for keeping up with Twitter announcements. Following news of Twitter’s new bot-reporting feature and a report that CEO Jack Dorsey was looking to kill the “like” button, the company announced that it will allow some of its users to disable Twitter’s “best tweets first” feed through a new home-screen button. The test feature will allow users to instead view the latest tweets first but easily switch between both feeds. Read More >>

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Don’t Get Worked Up About Twitter Touching the Like Button Just Yet

Twitter’s getting better at making money but it still has a big problem with user growth... among other things. CEO Jack Dorsey and his team have some ideas for making the social network a “healthier place” for “quality” discussion and you’re probably not going to like them. Read More >>