Microblogging website Twitter has appointed Parag Agrawal as the CTO (Chief Technology Officer) of the company. Parag is a student of IIT Bombay and he will take position of Adam Messinger in Twitter. According to CNBC, Messinger had left the organisation at the end of 2016.
According to official reports, Parag Agarwal was appointed in October only but the company officially announced it now.
Parag Agarwal completed PhD studies in 2011 from Stanford University and then joined Twitter as an advertisement engineer. He had got the title of Most distinguished Software Engineer from company
It is worth noting that before joining Twitter in 2011, he had 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 verification. 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 judge or imply any bias on our part”.
However they have not provided much information about this. It’s also not mentioned that the verification process will be the same or it will be changed. 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 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.