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Banning Trump from Twitter sets a "dangerous" precedent, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says

Twitter banned President Trump from its platform after t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 14th, 2021

The Trump ban across social media wasn"t censorship - it was a series of editorial decisions by media companies that call themselves social platforms

Becca Lewis says the difference between how social media companies present themselves and how they actually function is reaching a breaking point. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnav Becca Lewi.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJan 17th, 2021

How Twitter, on the front lines of history, finally decided to ban Trump

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey agreed to ban Donald Trump from Twitter after tearful all-hands meetings, bitter dialogues, and employee pushback, knowing that this would be the biggest decision his company had ever faced......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 17th, 2021

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said the Trump ban reflected ‘a failure’ to police online discourse

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey explained in a tweetstorm that he did not feel pride in the decision, and that the company faced an "extraordinary and untenable circumstance.".....»»

Category: worldSource: nytJan 14th, 2021

Jack Dorsey breaks his silence on Twitter"s decision to ban Trump after Capitol riots

"I do not celebrate or feel pride in our having to ban @realDonaldTrump," Dorsey said in a Twitter rant on the current status of social media. Burhaan Kinu/H.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJan 13th, 2021

Anand Giridharadas says Twitter"s Trump ban is emblematic of how American capitalism functions today

Americans begging private firms to not empower terrorist incitement is "so weird - and it tells you about that level of power," Giridharadas says. Anand Giridharadas (L) and Jack Dorsey (R). Amy E. Price/Getty Image.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytJan 13th, 2021

Jack Dorsey reportedly banned Trump"s Twitter account while he was on vacation in French Polynesia

Dorsey reportedly called into meetings as the company worked to manage the fallout following Trump supporters' violent insurrection in Washington, DC. Twitter CEO Jack D.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 11th, 2021

Twitter suspended Trump"s account permanently

Twitter said it moved to permanently ban Trump "after close review of recent Tweets," citing "the risk of further incitement of violence." Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, left, and President Donald T.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 8th, 2021

About 350 Twitter employees wrote a letter to CEO Jack Dorsey demanding that President Trump be permanently suspended from the platform

Twitter employees are imploring that Jack Dorsey suspend Trump after giving him a microphone and helping "fuel the deadly events of January 6th." Rolf Vennenbernd/pictur.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 8th, 2021

Hundreds of Twitter employees sign letter asking Jack Dorsey to permanently suspend Trump’s account

“Despite our efforts to serve the public conversation, as Trump’s megaphone, we helped fuel the deadly events of January 6th,” the employees wrote......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 8th, 2021

A watchdog group has docked a boat outside of Jack Dorsey"s San Francisco seaside mansion demanding that Twitter permanently ban President Trump

A boat is currently docked below Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's San Francisco cliffside home demanding that Trump be banned after the US Cap.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytJan 8th, 2021

Twitter is now restricting engagement after the site temporarily glitched due to "high traffic" amid the pro-Trump insurrection at the Capitol

Some Twitter users could not load tweets, trending topics, and search functions due to the "high traffic" on the site Wednesday evening. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. Reuters Some Twitter us.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJan 6th, 2021

Venture capitalists are condemning "domestic terrorists" for storming the Capitol and urge Jack Dorsey to lock Trump"s Twitter account

Venture capitalists are decrying the violence unfolding on Capitol Hill in tweets. Some say social media giants like .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJan 6th, 2021

Twitter: Why Banning Political Ads is a Bad Idea

Jack Dorsey's strange decision may not achieve the goals he desiresRelated Stocks: TWTR, FB,.....»»

Category: blogSource: gurufocusNov 6th, 2019

Twitter Bans Political Ads, Raising Pressure on Facebook to Follow Suit

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says the policy will take effect on Nov. 22 (SAN FRANCISCO) — Twitter is banning all political advertising from its serv.....»»

Category: topSource: timeOct 30th, 2019

Twitter just jabbed Facebook by banning all political ads: ‘We believe political message reach should be earned, not bought’ (TWTR)

Drew Angerer/Getty Images Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says the company will no longer allow political ads on its social network.  Dorsey explained the decis.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 30th, 2019

Kamala Harris asked Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to suspend Trump"s account for making "blatant threats" and inciting violence (TWTR)

Associated Press Sen. Kamala Harris, a Democratic presidential candidate from California, has repeatedly called on Twitter this week to suspend President Donald Trump's account. In a letter t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 2nd, 2019

Square Accidentally Sends Digital Receipts To Wrong Persons, Sometimes With Disastrous Consequences

Jack Dorsey has got some explaining to do - and for once, it's not related to Twitter's crackdown on free speech, shadow-banning, or the social media company's plans to affi.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 4th, 2019

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey called Rep. Ilhan Omar after Trump’s tweet sparked a flood of death threats

Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey privately phoned Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar on Tuesday, more than a week after President Trump shared an incendiary video targeting the congresswoman that resulted in her receiving a flood of death threats......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 28th, 2019

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey called Rep. Ilhan Omar after Trump’s tweet sparked a flood of death threats

Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey privately phoned Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar on Tuesday, more than a week after President Trump shared an incendiary video targeting the congresswoman that resulted in her receiving a flood of death threats......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 28th, 2019

Jack Dorsey Shuts Down Rep. Omar; Won"t Remove Trump 9/11 Tweet

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) didn't get her way after Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey called her to let her know that the company would not remove a tweet from President Trump featuring a vide.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 26th, 2019