Microblogging Website Twitter has appointed Parag Agarwal as the CTO (Chief Technology Officer) of the company. Parag is a student of IIT Bombay and he will now replace Adam Messinger in Twitter. According to CNBC, Messinger had left the organisation at the end of 2016.
In addition of reports, Parag Agarwal was appointed in October only, but the company officially updated it now.
Parag Agarwal completed PhD studies in 2011 from Stanford University and then joined Twitter as an advertisement engineer. He recently got the title of Most Distinguished Software Engineer.
It is worth noting that before joining Twitter in 2011, he has done research internship among large technology companies like Microsoft, Yahoo and AT & T.
According to the CNBC report, he has taken help from Artificial Intelligence to increase the relevance of the tweet on users’ timeline.
What Said Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey And David Gasca
It is worth noting that Twitter will soon be able to start applications for Verification for once again. The company’s CEO Jack Dorsey said in the Periscope livestream that the company intends to find a way to allow all users to verify. In addition He said, “And to do it in a way that is scalable, we’re not in the way and people can verify more facts about themselves and we don’t have to be the judge or imply any bias on our part “.
However, they have not provided much information about this. It is also not mentioned that the verification process will be the same or it will be replaced. Twitter has recently talked about being weak of Verification Policy. After this, Twitter had closed the Verification application option for all users. Then the company said that the company is working to change the policy after which it will be brought back.
According to the Verge, Twitter’s director of product David Gasca supposed “Users think of it as credibility, Twitter stands behind this person and what they’re saying is great and authentic, which is not what we meant.”
Twitter has not exposed several details on how its comprehensive verification process might work.