- Steve Wozniak mentioned in an interview with Bloomberg that he thinks Jack Dorsey is doing extra to counter tech scandals than Mark Zuckerberg.
- The Apple cofounder mentioned he “misplaced plenty of respect” for Mark Zuckerberg watching him reply questions on Fb.
- For example of an moral social media firm, Wozniak named geolocation app Foursquare.
Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak has advised Bloomberg that he thinks Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is doing a greater job of dealing with the techlash than Fb’s Mark Zuckerberg.
When requested about Zuckerberg and Dorsey stepping into scorching water over latest scandals — which is usually known as the “techlash” — Wozniak mentioned: “I feel Jack Dorsey’s doing much more than Mark Zuckerberg to right it.
“I misplaced plenty of respect for Mark Zuckerberg watching him converse and reply questions and supposedly taking some steps which can be nothingy — not one nickel or one penny of Fb’s revenue, and I do not belief that.”
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Wozniak has been a vocal critic of Zuckerberg previously, having beforehand accused the social community CEO of “placing cash earlier than morals” in terms of consumer information. Wozniak deleted his Fb account in April 2018, and mentioned he is by no means actually used Twitter.
Zuckerberg appeared earlier than Congress in April final 12 months following the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Dorsey appeared earlier than Congress in September and skim out his opening assertion as a collection of tweets.
Each tech founders have come underneath rising scrutiny previously 12 months. Lately, Dorsey stirred controversy after saying Twitter would “discuss it” internally if President Donald Trump known as for his followers to homicide a journalist.
Wozniak didn’t elaborate as to why Dorsey is doing a greater job than Zuckerberg, or the assets the companies are dedicating to tackling problematic content material. Each social networks have been accused of facilitating the proliferation of hate speech.
For example of an moral tech firm, Wozniak named Foursquare, a social media turned geolocation app which permits individuals to charge areas comparable to eating places.
“They’ve been supplied hundreds of thousands of for his or her information on the customers, they usually’ve turned it down as a result of it was unethical,” Wozniak mentioned. “So you possibly can… draw the road at an excellent place.”
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