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Jack Dorsey - Module 3
Transcript of Jack Dorsey - Module 3
Emily Mayfield Jack Dorsey Born November 19, 1976
Grew up in St. Louis, MO
Parents encouraged use of technology
Interest in computers was evident as a young adult
Famous for being the creator of Twitter and co-founder of Square and Vine Dorsey's Life Computer Programmer and Entrepreneur
At 15 years old, was intrigued by the complexity of the tax business in relation to scheduling, communication & payment, and developed a programming software for dispatching still used today
At age 18, hacked the website of a company he eventually worked for
Worked for TechCrunch
Developed Square after resigning as CEO of Twitter
Released Vine, a Twitter app allowing users to create and share videos Dorsey's Career Overview Twitter What is it? Square Jack Dorsey Talks Technology Coscarelli, J. (2012). Jack dorsey. New York, 45 (8). 26.
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Stuart, D. (2010). What are libraries doing on twitter? Online, 34(1), 45-47. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/199889026?accountid=7113 Bibliography Education Attended Bishop DuBourg High School
Had a short-lived experience at Missouri University of Science
Attended New York University
Eventually dropped out Background How is it used? Co-founded by Jack Dorsey
Released May 2010
Started with 10 employees in 2009
Over 100 employees in 2011
VISA became an investor in 2011 Mini card reader
Accepts debit & credit card payments
2.75% charge for each payment Attach Square to a mobile device to swipe credit/debit cards
Square is compatible with iPhone, iPad, and Android
Sends paperless receipts via email or text message by free app Library & Information Services Uses Benefits Retrieved from http://www.technologyreview.com/video/429216/jack-dorsey-talks-technology/#.UR5iyp3NFow.email Microblogging platform, launched in 2006
Combines convenience of instant messaging with the scope of social networking
Surpassed 500 million users globally in 2012
Major media outlets deliver news & programming information
Corporations use to answer customer inquiries & have direct contact with customers
Educators use in classroom to aid in teaching & foster community among students by allowing them to work creatively and collaboratively Outreach, publicity-advertise programs & services
Reference assistance-share resources
Networking with other libraries and librarians
Use as an educational & development tool
Used by public & academic libraries & major organizations such as ALA, TLA & YALSA
Library of Congress finds merit in archiving public tweets. "As society turns to social media as a primary method of communication and creative expression, social media is supplementing and in some cases supplanting letters, journals, serial publications and other sources routinely collected by research libraries" (LOC, 2013). A free service that is easily incorporated into blogs and websites
Provides a simple, yet extensive programming interface allowing users to create applications for various devices & platforms to best suit their needs & incorporate pictures, videos & audio
RSS2Twitter or Twitterfeed enable librarians to merge information to make it more easily accessible to patrons
Enables an institution to communicate on a more personal level with its clients