How Twitter needs to change | Jack Dorsey

  • Published on Jun 7, 2019
  • Can Twitter be saved? In a wide-ranging conversation with TED's Chris Anderson and Whitney Pennington Rodgers, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey discusses the future of the platform -- acknowledging problems with harassment and moderation and proposing some fundamental changes that he hopes will encourage healthy, respectful conversations. "Are we actually delivering something that people value every single day?" Dorsey asks.
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Comments • 757

  • Tarek Ghandour
    Tarek Ghandour 14 hours ago

    Jack Dorsey looks like a fully grown Peter Dinklage

  • Erez T
    Erez T 3 days ago

    migrate Twitter into a decentralized blockchain model, each user must have personal addresses, real identifying photos, yup 0 privacy. Suddenly you'll see how that sane majority of humans tread more lightly, the bots will disappear deflating around 40% of twitter user base. Sanity will ensue.
    The only minus would be for Dorsey to forgo control, revenue will be only there to allow the system to pay for itself, ultimately, Dorsey would need to learn JS and go interview.

  • Patrick Archy
    Patrick Archy 9 days ago +1

    That beard ain't fooling nobody you chinless, slack jawed elite phallus sucker.

  • Uncle Duke
    Uncle Duke 11 days ago

    I blocked Twitter . . . let's see how Twitter likes being banned.

  • thesatanic6
    thesatanic6 15 days ago

    what a creep

  • R
    R 15 days ago

    Dorsey is a coward, we teased him for picking his nose and eating it, such a freak.

  • Mr Hill
    Mr Hill 16 days ago

    Twitter is a bunch of whinny babies that are having a really bad day. Just lmao at anyone who uses the cancer known as twitter.

  • Thor
    Thor 24 days ago +2

    Twitter banned a woman for life for saying "Men are not women". All the while Hamas has an account there.

  • Raj Banwait
    Raj Banwait 25 days ago

    If Someone "Needs" a phone number on Twitter, Gonna Slow Down Growth. FYI. Instagram doesn't Require Phone #, so far

    • Raj Banwait
      Raj Banwait 25 days ago

  • James Zhang
    James Zhang 27 days ago

    He is so calm and authentic.

    HEX METAL Month ago +1

    Twitter needs to die. As does TED

  • Anthony Triff
    Anthony Triff Month ago

    Most of the people I know rarely use it these days. Good for bypassing MSM if they don't like you though.

  • Anthony Triff
    Anthony Triff Month ago

    Opt out of twitter.

  • john robertson
    john robertson Month ago

    ...I hate the new twitter design - would someone please create a petition to bring back #LegacyTwitter ??? It may be good on your phone...but on the laptop - NO! It's not good at all

  • alex black
    alex black Month ago

    What is this ? Queer police.

  • Bill Farnsworth
    Bill Farnsworth Month ago

    Twitter gives accounts to IDF soldiers who've murdered civilians, but if someone on Twitter complains about it, the victim gets their accounts suspended or permanently locked.

  • Bill Farnsworth
    Bill Farnsworth Month ago

    Twitter is permanently banning people based on the IP address, which Twitter logs, so that anyone who uses that same computer will also have their Twitter accounts locked or suspended.

  • William Delancy
    William Delancy Month ago

    Twiitter needs to administer rules equally to all. Right wingers get away with everything, if you reply you get banned.

  • Blah Blah
    Blah Blah Month ago +1

    This creep without the facial hair looks just like Pete Buttigieg. They both look like Jack Nicholson fathered them.

  • john smith
    john smith Month ago +1

    Hes a filthy peedo

  • Jonathan Newman
    Jonathan Newman Month ago +3

    (Non-video platform) social media is long-form psychological and political cancer.

  • Accountability
    Accountability Month ago +2

    Twitter suspends, lock peoples accounts for nothing, then they ask for the persons phone number to unlock it.
    Maybe, for doing something so underhanded as that, twitter should be lost forever. They are stopping free speech in USA.
    In 2012,13,14, Twitter didn't require a phone number to open an account, now they are, and its tied to their super computer.
    We don't have these Corp CEO's personal phone numbers, why should we give them ours.
    But what makes me madd is that they are lying, saying people are using automation and conducting suspicious activity, defaming peoples character, and denying authors world wide access to their copywritten material per copyright law.
    Then they put in the email if you have multiple offences your account could be banned permanently.
    There is no defense to automation or suspicious activity false accusations, it would take a forensic technology expert to gather
    information proving a person didn't participate in those allegations.
    You say automation and suspicious activity when its just a vpn and thats not illegal or suspicious.
    Do a search for vpns there are many legit companies.
    Tired of twitter locking / suspending my accounts for nothing.

  • Chase Fromm
    Chase Fromm Month ago +2

    youre mud, gunk and just muck on the internet and in san francisco, pussbag jack.

  • Thomas J
    Thomas J Month ago +2

    you are subsidised by DARPA

  • Thomas J
    Thomas J Month ago +1

    You owe me money

  • Balder Edda
    Balder Edda Month ago


  • The Wiedźmin
    The Wiedźmin Month ago +1

    Because of all the censorship and banning in platforms like RUclip and Twitter, competitors will pop up that will accept only the ideas that said platforms don't accept and want; and that will just create a self jerking circle that will inevitably decrease civility!

    Putting morality and the biases of them aside they may have to do what users want because they will lose money if they keep going on this self-destroying route!

  • The Wiedźmin
    The Wiedźmin Month ago +1

    Users: There is a big problem in your platform!
    Jack: Yes, I agree!
    Users: Then fucking fix them...
    Jack: Pikachu Face!

  • shadfurman
    shadfurman Month ago +2

    "People if influence use it to set the agenda"
    Uh huh.
    Your agenda of authoritarianism.

  • shadfurman
    shadfurman Month ago

    How do we fix the harassment problem?
    Well... We kick everyone off the platform and let someone with more courage take over.

  • Honesty Fenix
    Honesty Fenix Month ago +2

    I keep getting emails from Twitter to join in. I have been trying to Unsubscribe and stop them: IT IS IMPOSSIBLE. If anyone knows of a way to stop this pest, please let me know.

  • Mile High Breaks
    Mile High Breaks Month ago +1

    He becomes an instant politician the moment anyone ever ask him about employment numbers at twitter. I bet there are like 5 dudes over there trying to figure it all out and monitor everything.

  • U-D13
    U-D13 Month ago

    Ooh, just look at that dislike count - twittanazis are deeply butthurt! Why do y'all feel the need to diarrhea your politics, religion, conspiracies and all the other nasty kinds of bigoted "*us* v. *them*" crap all over the internets? No one's ever going to "suppress" your cute kitteh pics and friendly doggo vids, just stick to those if you're incapable of producing anything more worthwhile for our species.

    • Blah Blah
      Blah Blah Month ago

      U-D13 You sound butthurt.

  • Strat
    Strat 2 months ago

    Who cares? Get off social media. Go outside and see everything in real HDR. :)

  • Emmueye MUI
    Emmueye MUI 2 months ago

    Twitter could remove its alt-right, pro-Tulsi, pro-Burma head (Jack) who supports its Nazis and pro-Assad goons. That would be the only way to fix twitter. Users complain and complain to no avail about abusive users who constantly post anti-semitic content and claim all muslims are terrorists who need to be killed and you have to ask what Jack's threshhold for "abuse" really is and why. He incubated an environment for Kremlin trolls to take over.

  • K Choi
    K Choi 2 months ago +2

    #DeleteTwitter. #DeleteFacebook

  • Erica R.A
    Erica R.A 2 months ago

    Day 1: I guess i did it wrong. I feel almost no pain after the strech. Maybe is because i am not enough flex to do the exercise right - even the "modifier". Expect to change in the next ones c:

  • rabblerouser
    rabblerouser 2 months ago +3

    Why should anyone want to control the Conversation? Sounds like authoritarian and big brother style control in my opinion.

  • rabblerouser
    rabblerouser 2 months ago +1

    The black lady is apparently just there so she can speak for all black women and complain about people are disagreeing with her and she calls it “harassment”. Somehow the word “Disagreement” has become “harassment” in the nuspeak language.

  • rabblerouser
    rabblerouser 2 months ago +3

    “Censorship” is nuspeak for wrongthink.
    If you don’t like “harassment” then block people, or turn it off. Your answer of censorship helps no one.

  • Tiana McGee
    Tiana McGee 2 months ago

    I'm halfway through and I don't hear any dodging of questions. It sounds like Twitter is working through some logic that their engineers can apply to make Twitter a safer place. That's important for us to know because when start seeing the changes they're making, we're going to want to know if we agree with the logic behind it. Monitoring and acting on qualitative data, without bias, has to be a very difficult thing.

  • Elliot
    Elliot 2 months ago +1

    Chris Anderson asked some great questions but Jack's answers just felt like a combination of word salad and platitudes.

  • TNM001
    TNM001 2 months ago +1

    ha, the guy is good, really good. he either is a natural at controlling the conversation, or he has been really well briefed.
    he didn't answer one question.

  • Aamir Bilal
    Aamir Bilal 2 months ago +1

    Jack is a liar. Jack is a penchod.

  • josh portie
    josh portie 2 months ago +1

    It needs to be deleted.

  • undead merc3
    undead merc3 2 months ago +2

    Dorsey belongs in Guantanamo bay. He should not be allowed to live in a free country.

  • stryker94109
    stryker94109 2 months ago +1

    Ol' Jack is looking rougher with every new appearance.

  • Izzy
    Izzy 2 months ago

    Guy looks like a fighter and peter dinklage.

  • Brian Cananzey
    Brian Cananzey 2 months ago +2

    This idea of Healthy conversation scares me. Who decides what is healthy? People talking about only Liberal ideas? Are those views considered healthy. Is conservative views defined as unhealthy. Is any criticism considered unhealthy? Challenging someone's Ideas considered unhealthy?

  • Brian Cananzey
    Brian Cananzey 2 months ago

    What twitter needs to do is admit they are not a news outfit and it's not their Job to control narrative or decide what opinions are good or Bad. Harassment is simple to identify, repetitive and threatening speech. People are so sensative now that any criticism is identified as harassment. Try this, "The opinions posted by our users are not the opinions of Twitter". We do not accept responsibility for anyone's content. If you feel you are being harassed file a complaint and we will look into it and contact the accused for their defence. Everyone has a right to their opinion and disagreeing with them is not harassment or discriminatory. Create a list of simple obvious words that have no place in public discourse like the "N" word for instance. The larger that list becomes the more likely it becomes that Twitter is silencing opinions they don't like ie. Conservative!
    Also, Taking action to prevent effects on an Election can have an effect on an election. Barack Obama used Facebook and Twitter to win his presidency, that was no Problem but when the Trump campaign used similar tactic to win it became an issue. We need some consistency and fairness.
    Plus people do not go to Twitter to have their mind changed. give people more credit. It is the responsibility of the individual to seek truth by researching the facts. Anyone who reads a fake headline and is not skeptical is a fool.

  • Paulie Force
    Paulie Force 2 months ago

    Getting abused on Twitter? Delete your account. They are not the power company, you do not have to use their service. And honestly the constant dumpster fire on it is the reason I deleted the account I had and haven’t missed it at all.

  • John Webster
    John Webster 2 months ago +2

    Twitter needs to stop censoring people for their speech no matter what they say.

  • Azamat
    Azamat 2 months ago +1

    Need to Russian subtitles!

  • Chris montgomery
    Chris montgomery 2 months ago +1

    Jack's nose ring is problematic

  • Arya Black
    Arya Black 2 months ago

    "I'm very happy you think about harassment, women, colored women, black women" i mean seriously seriously..... Who allowed her to sit there, you literally sorted it in wrong way

  • Y N
    Y N 2 months ago +2


  • Everett01
    Everett01 2 months ago +2

    At least he does these types of Q&A's. The CEO of RUclip who screwed everybody over with their algorithm and handed the front page to Saturday Night Live won't even show her face outside of her official scripted updates. She's basically permanently hidden in a Fuhrerbunker.

  • Margaret H
    Margaret H 2 months ago +1

    🙄 I feel like I'm the only one who actually likes what he has to say

  • psychotic fairy
    psychotic fairy 2 months ago +1

    he dodges questions like a politician!

  • Voices From the Dark
    Voices From the Dark 2 months ago +1

    Twitter is dying and we should QUICKEN its death.