Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Leads the Charge Against Lies and Hate Speech on Social Media

‘It would be silly for us not to change,’ says Adweek’s Digital Executive of the Year

Jack Dorsey
In a May tweet, Jack Dorsey said Twitter will "point out incorrect or disputed information about elections globally." Courtesy of Twitter

Whether Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey intended to or not, he and his company set new standards this year for how social media platforms moderate hate speech and misinformation.

This story first appeared in the Oct. 26, 2020, issue of Adweek magazine. Click here to subscribe.
@ScottNover Scott Nover is a platforms reporter at Adweek, covering social media companies and their influence.