3 May 2021
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....
16 Apr 2021
It is no more news that US-based social media company Twitter Inc has concluded plans to establish a presence on the African continent in line with its growth strategy.
13 Apr 2021
Twitter on Monday announced that it is opening its first African office in Ghana. “Twitter is now present on the continent," Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey tweeted on Monday. "Thank you, Ghana and Nana Akufo-Addo." Twitter said its decision to open an office in Ghana is based on the country’s AfCFTA negotiations, internet access, online and…
13 Apr 2021
On Monday, Jack Dorsey, Twitter's founder, announced that Twitter headquarters in Africa has been built in Ghana. Dorsey’s tweet announcing news of the hires on Monday said: “Twitter is now present on the continent.” Ghana’s support for free speech and online freedoms made it the company’s choice for its first African location, Twitter said. Ghana’s…
23 Mar 2021
Twitter founder Jack Dorsey's first ever tweet has been sold for the equivalent of $2.9m (£2.1m) to the head of blockchain service CryptoLand and software firm Bridge Oracle Sina Estavi. Dorsey's first tweet, which reads, “just setting up my twttr,” was posted by Dorsey on March 21, 2006. The tweet was sold as a non-fungible…
4 Mar 2021
Digital payments firm Square said Thursday it was buying a controlling stake in the streaming music platform Tidal from a group led by rap star Jay-Z for $297 million in cash and stock. "The acquisition extends Square's purpose of economic empowerment to a new vertical: musicians," said a statement from the finance tech firm led…
25 Feb 2021
Twitter said Thursday it wants to swell its ranks of users, offer more features, and double revenue in the next two years.
13 Feb 2021
Twitter chief Jack Dorsey on Friday put out word that he and rap mogul Jay-Z are creating a fund devoted to making bitcoin digital money "the internet's currency."
11 Feb 2021
Football chiefs in England have written to the bosses of Twitter and Facebook calling for action to tackle "havens of abuse" after a spate of online racist incidents.
14 Jan 2021
On Saturday, January 9, the president of the United State of America, Donald Trump, was banned from using Twitter after violating some Twitter rules. However, Jack Dorsey in some series of tweets has expressed sadness at what he described as the "extraordinary and untenable circumstances" surrounding Trump's permanent suspension. He wrote: I do not celebrate…
14 Jan 2021
Twitter chief Jack Dorsey on Wednesday backed the messaging platform's ban of US President Donald Trump, but said it sets a "dangerous" precedent and represents a failure to promote healthy conversation on social networks.
11 Jan 2021
Former Nigeria presidential aspirant Adamu Garba said he has withdrawn his case against Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey for supporting the #EndSARS protests against police brutality. Dorsey and many celebrities, sports stars and politicians spoke in support of the protests, which gained worldwide attention in October with the help of social media, especially Twitter. The protest…