Jack Dorsey: First Twitter and Now Square!

St. Louis native and creator of the freakishly popular social network Twitter has been promising something new from his brain for a while now. Today the big black sheet was pulled off the shiny new website for that idea: Square. Today the Square team is focused on bringing immediacy, transparency, and approachability to the world of payments: an inherently social interaction each of us participates in daily. We’re starting with a limited beta and rolling out to everyone in early 2010. [Read More]

Twitter Founder Jack Dorsey Coming Home to Speak at Webster University

Any of your tweet-up crazed St. Louis social media butterflies have a boner and not know why? It’s probably because St. Louis’ own Jack Dorsey, Twitter creator, is coming to town to speak at Webster University on September 18th. St. Louis Post Dispatch’s Deb Peterson had this to say: Dorsey, 32, graduated from Bishop Dubourg High School in 1995. The newsy part of this for anyone who already knew that the Twitter co-founder, who has 1,161,116 followers (make that 1,161,117 since I just jumped on), was a local product, is that Dorsey will be in town Sept. [Read More]