Twitter Will Fund the Development of a Decentralized Social Media Standard

CEO Jack Dorsey reveals plans for an independent project called Bluesky

Picture of Jack Dorsey and Twitter logo in the background
The standard "won't be developed overnight," per Dorsey's tweets. Getty Images

Twitter will be funding the development of “an open and decentralized standard” for how social platforms operate, according to the company’s CEO. 

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