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Jack Dorsey on Twitter's Mistakes

Jack Dorsey on Twitter's Mistakes

Update: 2020-08-0745
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It’s been four years since the 2016 election laid bare the powerful role that social media companies have come to play in shaping political discourse and beliefs in America.

Since then, there have been growing calls to address the spread of polarization and misinformation promoted on such platforms.

While Facebook has been slower to acknowledge a need for change, Twitter has embraced the challenge, acknowledging that the company made mistakes in the past. But with three months to go until the 2020 election, these changes have been incremental, and Twitter itself is more popular than ever.

Today, Jack Dorsey, Twitter’s C.E.O., discusses the platform’s flaws, its polarizing potential — and his vision for the future.

For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily 

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Alex Mercedes

Arrgh! 30 minutes and I can't take anymore of Barbaro. he seems unfamiliar with the idea that any tool can be used for good or for ill....what?

Aug 8th
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Alex Mercedes

I really hate when Barbaro gets locked into an adversarial posture with a guest. He misses important new information revealed by the interviewee because he is so intent on his pre-planned agenda, doggedly pursuing some kind of abject mea culpa when that's such old news. despite this, hearing Jack Dorsey in his own words was eye-opening for me. he seems like a decent human being, a surprise after listening to what many pundits say about him.

Aug 8th
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Jack Dorsey on Twitter's Mistakes

Jack Dorsey on Twitter's Mistakes