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Former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey gets ‘Zucked

….and shares it like any other user would. Truly, one of us.

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In the world of tech giants, even the smallest of interactions can spark intrigue.

Recently, a digital encounter between Twitter’s Jack Dorsey and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has been making rounds on the internet, shedding light on the subtle dynamics between these two tech CEOs.

The story begins with Dorsey, the co-founder, and CEO of Twitter, who recently followed Zuckerberg on the new social media platform, Threads.

Threads, an app developed by Facebook, is designed to foster closer connections between friends by sharing photos, videos, and messages.

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Mainly, it’s almost an exact replica of the app Dorsey ran for years. It’s a relatively new player in the social media landscape, and Dorsey’s decision to join and follow Zuckerberg is noteworthy.

Here’s the kicker: It turns out Zuck hasn’t returned Dorsey’s follow. Now, this might seem like small potatoes, but in the social media world, a follow-back is pretty much a virtual handshake or a nod of approval.

It must have ruffled someone Dorsey’s feather because he took the liberty of sharing it just like a casual would.

Dorsey’s got a history of tweeting at other tech bigwigs, like Tesla and SpaceX’s CEO Elon Musk, about all sorts of stuff. This new follow on Threads could be another page in Dorsey’s playbook of unconventional social media moves.

Let’s not jump to conclusions here

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Zuckerberg’s non-follow-back might not be the snub it appears to be. As Facebook’s top dog, Zuck probably gets bombarded with follow requests every day.

There’s a good chance he hasn’t even noticed Dorsey’s follow or hasn’t had time to hit that button back.

In the end, this small digital interaction between Dorsey and Zuckerberg serves as a reminder of the complex dynamics that exist between tech leaders. Take it how you will, but Mark hasn’t followed me back either, and that must mean something, right?

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Kevin is KnowTechie's founder and executive editor. With over 15 years of blogging experience in the tech industry, Kevin has transformed what was once a passion project into a full-blown tech news publication. Shoot him an email at kevin@knowtechie.com or find him on Mastodon or Post.

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