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I want to start our call today by looking back. 2016 was a transformative year for us. Transformations are difficult, and this one was especially challenging. We started 2016 by resetting and focusing on why people use Twitter: the fastest way to see what’s happening and what everyone’s talking about.
We reset and focused on our strengths, and we achieved one of the hardest things to do for a consumer service at scale: we reversed and reaccelerated our usage. …
Subject: Authority & Merit
From: Jack Dorsey
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Date: Wed, 5 Sep 2012 15:08:02 -0700
I’ve noticed a funny thing in the company. There’s been a high occurrence of folks using names, mine for instance, to push through an idea. “Jack really wants this to happen, Jack thinks this is an amazing idea, Jack said, etc.” This is obviously counter to the meritocracy/marketplace of ideas we want to build. Using someone else’s name to sell an idea does two things:
Simply: if you have to…