Jack Dorsey Criticizes Elon Musk’s Management of Twitter
In May 2023, Twitter co-founder and former CEO Jack Dorsey made headlines when he criticized Elon Musk’s management of the social media giant. Dorsey claimed that “everything went south” at Twitter after Musk took over the reins.
While Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX and Tesla, may be highly regarded in certain circles, his approach to Twitter has not always been popular with everyone. Dorsey, who co-founded Twitter in 2006 and served as CEO before being ousted in 2008, blames Musk for the decline of Twitter.
What Dorsey has to say about Twitter under Musk’s leadership
According to Dorsey, Musk’s management of Twitter led to “bad design decisions,” “poor product decisions,” and “mistakes in judgement.” Dorsey believes that Musk’s focus on short-term gains and his tendency to meddle in Twitter’s day-to-day operations have hindered the company’s long-term prospects.
Dorsey’s criticism of Musk’s management of Twitter is not surprising, given that he has repeatedly voiced his concerns about the direction of the company since Musk took over as CEO in 2021.
Jack Dorsey Encourages Student to Track Elon Musk
Another recent development in the ongoing drama between Dorsey and Musk involves a Florida college student who has been tracking Musk’s private jet on Twitter.
Who is Jack Sweeney?
Jack Sweeney, a student at the University of Florida, created a Twitter account that provides updates on the whereabouts of Musk’s private jet. The account, which has gained a loyal following, has even caught the attention of Dorsey himself.
Why is Dorsey supporting Sweeney?
Despite his criticisms of Musk’s management of Twitter, Dorsey is supportive of Sweeney’s efforts to track Musk’s private jet. In fact, Dorsey recently encouraged Sweeney to “keep on keepin on” and continue posting updates on Musk’s travels.
It’s not entirely clear why Dorsey is championing Sweeney’s cause, but it could be seen as a symbolic gesture of support for those who are critical of Musk and the way he operates.
The Bottom Line
The ongoing conflict between Jack Dorsey and Elon Musk is a reminder that even in the tech world, personalities and egos can clash, and that even successful companies can falter under different leadership. While it’s not clear what the future holds for Twitter or for Musk’s other ventures, it’s clear that the drama between these two tech giants is far from over.