Culture Change and Conflict at Twitter

Culture Change and Conflict at Twitter

SAN FRANCISCO — Soon after joining Twitter in 2019, Dantley Davis gathered his staff in a conference room at the company’s San Francisco headquarters. Twitter was too nice, he told the group, and he was there to change it. Mr. Davis, the company’s new vice president of design, asked employees to go around the room, … Read more

New Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal raises free-speech concerns

New Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal raises free-speech concerns

Some critics fear Twitter’s new CEO has a worse record on free speech than his predecessor —given his “terrifying” public statements on the issue, an “appalling” new rule implemented on his first day on the job, and a major executive restructuring Friday. The concern is that Parag Agrawal’s leadership will bring even more restrictions to … Read more

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey steps down

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey steps down

Comment on this story Comment In announcing his surprise resignation on Monday, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey was characteristically off-the-cuff. “Not sure anyone has heard, but I resigned from Twitter,” he tweeted unexpectedly, ending his parting missive about the company’s future with “Hi mom!” For over 15 years, Dorsey’s freewheeling approach has helped him become an … Read more

Parag Agrawal to Replace Jack Dorsey as Twitter CEO

Parag Agrawal to Replace Jack Dorsey as Twitter CEO

JAck Dorsey, the co-founder and chief executive officer of Twitter Inc., is stepping down, ceding the position to the company’s chief technology officer Parag Agrawal. The move is effective immediately, although Dorsey will stay on the board of the social media company until his term expires in 2022, Twitter said in a statement Monday. “I’ve … Read more

Twitter Is Going To Mars (NYSE:TWTR)

Twitter Is Going To Mars (NYSE:TWTR)

Loren Elliott/Getty Images News Last week, I outlined how it was getting messy for Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) and its board of directors. An unsolicited offer to buy the company at $54.20 per share sparked controversy and much wringing of hands within the board room. Immediately the company went for the hostile defense method using the poison … Read more

Twitter Co-Founder Steps Down, Key Moments, Important Initiatives of Dorsey as CEO

Twitter Co-Founder Steps Down, Key Moments, Important Initiatives of Dorsey as CEO

It is the end of an era at Twitter as Jack Dorsey is once again stepping down as the CEO. Dorsey co-founded Twitter along with Noah Glass, Biz Stone, and Evan Williams in 2006. In 2009, he also founded Square and remains the CEO of the company. His dual role as CEO for both companies … Read more

Eight questions about Twitter’s future now that Elon Musk is taking over

Eight questions about Twitter’s future now that Elon Musk is taking over

Three of the most honest words in journalism are “I don’t know.” The words are mighty useful right now, as the entire tech and media universe digests the ever-unpredictable Elon Musk’s uncanny deal to take Twitter private. What does Musk want to do? What will Twitter become? I do not know. No one knows. I … Read more