Parag Agrawal, who took over Monday as the new head of Twitter, shot from relative obscurity as the platform's technology expert to becoming the latest India-born talent to lead a US tech giant.
Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey is expected to step down as the social media network's CEO, CNBC reported on Monday.
Prince Harry has said he told Twitter's CEO that the network was allowing a coup to be staged, just a day before rioters stormed the US Capitol to try to block certification of Joe Biden's election win.
Despite its ban in Nigeria and India, Twitter’s second quarter report, showed improved performance. In its released earnings report for Q2, Twitter declared total revenue of $1.19 billion. Compared to the $683 million that was posted in Q2 2020, Twitter’s revenue grew by 74 per cent, showing a remarkable bounce back from the harsh economic effects…
Nigeria's minister of information Lai Mohammed has insisted that there are laws backing the suspension of micro-blogging platform, Twitter, in Nigeria. The Nigerian government suspended Twitter’s operations earlier in June after the social media platform deleted a tweet by Buhari for breaching the site’s rules. But the Nigerian government insisted the suspension was a matter…
The Nigerian Government has said Twitter and its founder, Jack Dorsey, are "vicariously" liable for the losses the country suffered during the EndSARS protest. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, stated this on Tuesday when he featured on “Politics Nationwide", a Radio Nigeria call-in programme monitored by the News Agency of Nigeria…
As the suspension of Twitter gets into the second week, the Federal Government is yet to release conditions for the reversal of the indefinite suspension despite claiming to be in talks with the social media company.
Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey Sunday said "the people of Nigeria will lead bitcoin" despite the Nigerian authorities clamp down on the trading of cryptocurrencies. Dorsey's take was a direct reaction to an oped written by NFL star Russell Okung in Bitcoin Magazine. Okung, a Nigerian descendant and self-acclaimed Bitcoin proponent, advised Nigeria to…
Despite the ongoing face-off between social media giant Twitter and the Nigerian government, the co-founder and CEO of the platform Jack Dorsey tweeted the flag of the country, an apparent reference to the celebration of Democracy Day in the country. The tweet was published at 12 am Nigerian time on Saturday. 🇳🇬 — jack (@jack)…
The suspension of Twitter, a leading micro-blogging platform, has begun to take its toll on struggling Nigeria’s economy, leading to a loss of N7.5 billion in the past three days.
Young Nigerians are finding a way around the banning of Twitter in the West African country after a spat between the social media giant and authorities escalated this week. Announcing the ban on Friday via the Twitter handle of Nigeria's ministry of information and culture, a spokesman for Minister Lai Mohammed cited the "persistent use…
It’s another season of wailing for Nigerians now that Twitter has bypassed the “Giant of Africa” and sited its headquarters in Ghana. Jack Dorsey and his Twitter gurus must have avoided Nigeria like a plague because they would not want to work under a terrorist....