#JackDorsey

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Section 79 of the IT Act gives internet intermediaries legal protection against the content put up on their website. (Photo credits- Representational/Unsplash)

  • Twitter lost its legal protection in India over its failure to appoint statutory officers
  • The US-based company has appointed an interim compliance officer
  • The microblogging website had earlier stated that they are tailoring their product according to the new IT laws in India

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Jack Patrick Dorsey, CEO of Twitter. (Photo Credit:Twitter/ ANI)

  • Jack Dorsey pledged to work "forever" to improve the cryptocurrency
  • He said "no single person will be able to change (the cryptocurrency)
  • Square holds 8,027 bitcoins, worth over $400 million

.San Francisco, CA, USA
Jack Patrick Dorsey, CEO of Twitter. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ ANI)

  • Twitter has donated $15 million to three non-governmental organisations
  • The funds will be used to supplement Indian government efforts, Twitter said
  • India is currently witnessing the second wave of COVID-19

.New York, NY, USA
Twitter has faced challenges in tackling misinformation and abusive content even as it strives to become a platform for political discourse. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • Profit in the first quarter was $68 million, which contrasted with a loss of $8 million
  • Twitter shares sank as much as 11% in after-hours trade
  • Some analysts said Twitter's performance was better than the Wall Street reaction suggested

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Congressman Frank Pallone told the executives that it is time for legislation that forces more aggressive action to eliminate misinformation. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • The video hearing was attended remotely 
  • Officials were bombarded with questions by members of Congress
  • They were slammed for failing to stop misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines and Capitol riots

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Jack Dorsey launched Twitter in 2006. (AFP Photo)

  • Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey accepted the winning bid for the collectible as a "non fungible token"
  • On March 21, 2006, Dorsey posted out a banal message -- "just setting up my twttr" -- which is the first ever tweet
  • Dorsey said he would donate the money from its sale to charitysaid he would donate the money from its sale to charity

Sun previously paid $4.6 million in a winning bid in 2019 to have lunch with billionaire Warren Buffett. (Photo Credits: Unsplash)

  • Justin Sun made the highest bid of $2 million
  • Jack Dorsey is selling the first ever tweet made on Twitter dated back to 2006
  • Buying a tweet would mean getting 'a digital certificate of the tweet'

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
Twitter co=founder Jack Dorsey made the first tweet on the platform. (Photo Credit:AFP Photo)

  • The first tweet on Twitter was made 15 years ago
  • The highest bid for the tweet stood at $100,000 on Saturday
  • The buyer of the tweet will get an autographed digital certificate

Dorsey said that he was looking for an intersection between music and the economy. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Square would be buying a majority of the stakes valued at $297 million
  • Rapper Jay Z founded Tidal in 2015, but has since faced difficulty in performing well, owing to competitors like Spotify and Apple Music
  • The artist would be getting a place in the baord of Square