Jay-Z and Jack Dorsey discuss how their friendship led to sale of Tidal

Jay-Z sold the majority interest in his streaming platform Tidal in April to the financial services company Square for $350 million. Square is owned by Jay-Z’s friend and business partner Jack Dorsey, who also is the co-founder and CEO of Twitter. The two moguls stopped by Twitter Spaces on Monday, June 28, 2021, where they […]

Jay-Z finalizes the sale of Tidal

Jay-Z made another mogul move and closed a business deal on Friday, April 30 to sell the majority interest in his streaming platform Tidal to the financial services company Square for $350 million. Square is owned by Jay-Z’s friend and business partner Jack Dorsey. The two announced the deal back in March but it wasn’t […]

Square to buy Jay-Z’s music streaming service Tidal for insane amount of money

Jay-Z’s business power moves show no end as the Roc Nation boss announced Thursday, March 4, that his streaming service Tidal has sold majority ownership to Square founder and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. Square will be paying $297 million in cash and stock in Tidal as part of the agreement and Jay-Z will join Square’s […]

Jay-Z may be selling Tidal

Jay-Z may be looking to make another power business move as Bloomberg reports that the Roc Nation boss may be selling his music streaming service Tidal. A person familiar with the situation told the business media outlet that Square Inc., the digital company run by Jack Dorsey, was in talks with Hov about taking the […]

Rihanna joins with Twitter CEO to donate $15M to boost mental health services

Rihanna‘s foundation has donated more than $15 million to mental health services. The 32-year-old singer has pledged the huge sum from her The Clara Lionel Foundation in collaboration with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey‘s #StartSmall initiative, amid the coronavirus pandemic. A statement from Rihanna’s foundation reads: “Racial injustices perpetrated by systems built to keep people safe […]

Twitter CEO pledges $3M to Colin Kaepernick’s Know Your Rights campaign

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Jack Dorsey has donated $3 million to Colin Kaepernick‘s Know Your Rights campaign. The Twitter CEO has pledged the huge sum to a new fund called Start Small, and the money will go towards the NFL quarterback’s campaign to “advance the liberation and well-being of Black and Brown communities through education, self-empowerment, mass-mobilization to elevate […]

Beyoncé and Twitter donate $6 million toward Black health amid COVID-19

Beyoncé has teamed up with the billionaire founder of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, to give $6 million towards the mental and physical improvement of Black Americans who are disproportionately impacted by the coronavirus. The pop goddess, 38, is funneling the money through her BeyGOOD initiative, while Dorsey, 43, is appropriating the funds via his own COVID-19 […]

Kanye West reactivates Twitter account with rant

Kanye West ranted about “mind control” on Twitter after reactivating his account. The outspoken rap star ended his self-imposed exile from the micro-blogging website by posting a series of behind-the-scenes videos in Uganda, where he’s recording his new album, and then launching into a rant about mind control. In one of the videos, West, who […]

Twitter responds to users’ outrage over reported changes

The Twittersphere exploded late Friday and into Saturday morning with talk of Twitter making some major changes that didn’t seem to sit too well with the majority of its users. Word quickly spread that as early as next week, Twitter planned to begin using an algorithm that would alter people’s timelines and show the most popular […]

What Twitter’s massive layoffs mean for the company

Twitter is preparing to make some drastic changes within their large staff. Reportedly, the social media giant will be laying off employees from most departments, with the majority of those cuts expected to affect engineers. This downsizing is taking place after co-founder Jack Dorsey was named permanent CEO. According to Re/code, sources have said that […]

Twitter, Happy Birthday; How Old Are You?

Wow, Twitter, how you have grown! We ve become so dependent on this social media platform and it is so intertwined in the very cultural fabric of America that it’s hard to believe just how young Twitter is. Today marks Twitter’s 6th birthday. For real. On March 21, 2006, founder Jack Dorsey provided the first […]