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Twitter’s new CEO faces irresolvable tensions between free speech and moderation

30/11/2021

It’s a new era for Twitter. Jack Dorsey, the platform’s co-founder, has been replaced as CEO by Parag Agrawal, the company’s former CTO. Dorsey said he’s resigning of his own accord, but rumors are swirling that he walked before he was pushed. Regardless, Agrawal had a low profile that may have appealed to...
It’s a new era for Twitter. Jack Dorsey, the platform’s co-founder, has been replaced as CEO by Parag Agrawal, the company’s former CTO. Dorsey said he’s resigning of his own accord, but rumors are swirling that he walked before he was pushed. Regardless, Agrawal had a low profile that may have appealed to Dorsey’s detractors. His appointment, however, has sparked debate about one contentious topic: the balance between free speech and content moderation. New rules Twitter’s moderation strategy shifted during Dorsey’s stint as CEO. While the company once had a laissez-faire approach, it became more hands-on amid mounting concerns about misinformation…This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Twitter It’s a new era for Twitter. Jack Dorsey, the platform’s co-founder, has been replaced as CEO by Parag Agrawal, the company’s former CTO. Dorsey said he’s resigning of his own accord, but rumors are swirling that he walked before he was pushed. Regardless, Agrawal had a low profile that may have appealed to Dorsey’s detractors. His appointment, however, has sparked debate about one contentious topic: the balance between free speech and content moderation. New rules Twitter’s moderation strategy shifted during Dorsey’s stint as CEO. While the company once had a laissez-faire approach, it became more hands-on amid mounting concerns about misinformation…This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Twitter
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