Proud moment! This IIT Bombay alumnus is new CTO of Twitter – Things to know about him

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 Missingor in Twitter. According to CNBC, at the end of 2016, Adam left Twitter According to a report by CNBC, 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. It is worth noting that Twitter will soon be able to start applications for Verification for once again. The company’s CEO Jack Dorsi said in the livestream of Periscope that the company is working to get verification for the people.


He said, “We want to start verification for all users.” 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 of a voidification 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.

Disclaimer: This information is covered based on the latest research and development available. However, it may not fully reflect all current aspects of the subject matter.

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