Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Jack Dorsey on Twitter’s Role in Free Speech and Filter Bubbles

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Jack Dorsey on Twitter’s Role in Free Speech and Filter Bubbles

Hexbyte Tech News Wired

On Monday, at WIRED’s 25th anniversary summit, I spoke with Jack Dorsey about some of the biggest questions he confronts running Twitter and Square. How has his position on free speech evolved? Was it inevitable that Twitter would become a tool of international diplomacy? Can the company counter filter bubbles? Should individuals have complete control of their data? And does the internet need a native currency?

Dorsey answered all the questions thoroughly, and sometimes self-critically. Here’s the video of our talk, as well as the transcript:

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Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Facebook and Twitter’s Biggest Problems Follow Them to Congress

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Facebook and Twitter’s Biggest Problems Follow Them to Congress

Hexbyte Tech News Wired

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Bloviating conspiracy theorist Alex Jones whispered loudly in the front row with far-right media personality Jack Posobiec. Banned Twitter troll Chuck Johnson sat a few seats down giggling intermittently at who knows what. A man in a black shirt with the words “FBI used toddler for SEX” printed in red block print meandered in and out of the room.

The internet’s biggest problems quite literally took a front-row seat at a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing Wednesday, where Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook’s chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg, updated lawmakers on how they’re addressing the issues of foreign influence and fake news that have plagued their platforms. Dorsey followed up with a solo session before the House Energy and Commerce Committee a few hours later.

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