Jack Dorsey

Twitter Is Adding a ‘Tip Jar’ to Reward Selected ‘Creators’

Twitter has announced a new feature called “Tip Jar” this week that makes it easy for users to send money to their favorite “creators” on the Twitter platform. Only certain accounts will be able to utilize the Tip Jar feature to make money, including journalists, experts, and nonprofits selected by the Masters of the Universe.

Jack Dorsey testifies to Congress

Twitter Will Now Call Out ‘Mean Tweets’ – Before They Are Even Sent

To combat toxicity on the platform, social media website Twitter is reportedly developing a feature to makes users reconsider sending messages that its system detects as “mean” or offensive. The Masters of the Universe believe that asking “Want to review this before tweeting?” will solve the platform’s supposed “toxicity” issues.

CANNES, FRANCE - JUNE 21: Co-chair / founder of Twitter Jack Dorsey attends the ' #SheInspiresMe: Twitter celebrates female voices & visionaries ' Event at Cannes Lions on June 21, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Francois Durand/Getty Images for Twitter)

Twitter User Growth Lower Than Expected

Social media giant Twitter reported lower than expected user growth in its first quarter, despite the company’s efforts to fight “misinformation” on the platform, which it has touted as the key to increase user engagement.

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Twitter Won’t Take Action Against LeBron James for Tweet Targeting Officer

Twitter said it would not take action on a tweet posted by basketball player LeBron James targeting a Columbus police officer who fatally shot an knife-wielding assailant attacking an unidentified woman in Columbus, Ohio last week. The company claims its hands are tied because James deleted his tweet before the company could decide if it broke the rules.

Jack Dorsey and Twitter employees

Twitter Permanently Blacklists James O’Keefe After CNN Expose

James O’Keefe, the founder of the investigative journalism organization Project Veritas, has been permanently blacklisted by Twitter, just as his organization releases bombshell undercover footage showing senior CNN employees admitting to using “propaganda.” @Project_Veritas, the organization’s official account, has also been suspended.

Jack Dorsey and Twitter employees

Bokhari: A Simple Guide to Understanding Every Big Tech Hearing

Jack Dorsey, Sundar Pichai, and Mark Zuckerberg all testified before a joint hearing of two congressional committees today. With the chief executives of three of the most powerful technology companies facing questions from lawmakers, you’d expect some interesting things to be said, right?

Mark Zuckerberg at Georgetown

Twitter Blacklists Gateway Pundit’s Jim Hoft

Twitter permanently banned the founder and editor-in-chief of the Gateway Pundit, Jim Hoft, on Saturday for violating the platform’s “civic integrity policy.” The move came shortly after the site temporarily suspended Gateway Pundit reporter Cassandra Fairbanks.

Jack Dorsey before Senate