The former Twitter boss is launching a new platform — tough for Musk — E24

The former Twitter boss is launching a new platform — tough for Musk — E24

Jack Dorsey hasn’t been on the lazy side since Elon Musk bought Twitter for $44 billion.

The New Social Media: Former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey.
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Bluesky is Dorsey’s new social media name. CNN Rate the social platform as almost identical to Twitter, as the profiles, timeline, and colors should all be almost the same.

Bluesky launched in February, and writes that users are now flocking to the platform bloomberg.

Dosey is said to have worked with Bluesky in parallel when he was CEO of Twitter, reports CNN.

The same site also writes that Bluesky will give users more control over what data is shared and what is said. The biggest difference between Bluesky and Twitter has to be that the former doesn’t use subject tags, which are an essential part of Twitter.

You must also be invited and approved as a user before you can use Bluesky.

Dorsey helped start Twitter in 2006, and served for several years as CEO of the company. Elon Musk, the richest man in the world, bought the company last year and took over as CEO himself. Since then, Musk has held a vote on whether he should leave the position himself, but he still held it for the long haul.

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– Everything went west

Dorsey was behind the first ever Twitter message, which read, “Just up my twttr.” The message was sent on March 21, 2006. In the following years, the number of Twitter users has grown to nearly 300 million. In November 2013, the company went public. This made Dorsey a billionaire.

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Today, Twitter has about 200 million daily users and a total of 1.3 billion user accounts.

Since the acquisition, Dorsey has backed Musk, but recent statements indicate that the whistle has taken on a different sound. On his new platform, Dorsey writes that he doesn’t think Musk’s timing for the acquisition was right.

He also criticizes the board for forcing him to sell.

– Everything went straight to the West after that, he writes, according to Insider.

Musk had to endure harsh criticism after the number of hate messages on the platform skyrocketed. Dorsey believes Musk should have paid a $1 billion fine for negotiations collapsing after the acquisition of the platform initially failed. Instead, Musk gave it another try and ended up buying the company for a net worth of $44 billion.

Musk supports

Over several years, Musk and Dorsey have shown to like each other. Musk supported Dorsey as chairman of Twitter when he was tried to force him out in 2020, and in return Dorsey supported Musk’s desire to become a member of Twitter’s board of directors after acquiring the first shares in March of last year.

Just under a year ago, Dorsey himself left the Twitter board. Before that, he publicly endorsed Musk’s takeover of the platform.

Dorsey is also a cryptocurrency supporter, and has indications of this in his Twitter bio.

In 2015, he founded Square, which has since changed its name to Block — with himself as the “Block Head” of the company. In an October 2020 tweet, he responded to a cryptocurrency chief whose employees rejected front-line activity: “Crypto is activity directed at an exclusive, unverifiable financial system that negatively impacts society…” Dorsey wrote.

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In 2018, according to technology website The Verge, Dorsey suggested that bitcoin could become “the only currency in the world within 10 years.”

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