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Twitter appoint Engineer Parag Agrawal as new Chief Technology Officer

It always good to make change of desk as Parag Agrawal has been appointed as the new chief Technology Officer. Everyone know twitter to be one of the popular social media with an open platform to follow people and tweet status and many others.

The appointed man is an alumnus of Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay and according to an update at the microblgging site, stating some of it port-folio that he takes the position most recently held by Adam Messinger, who left in late 2016.

The appointment of Agrawal, who completed his Ph.D. in computer science from Stanford University in 2011, was announced internally in October 2017. Agrawal joined Twitter in October 2011 as an ads engineer, and he most recently held the title of Distinguished Software Engineer.

Before joining Twitter, he did research internships at AT&T, Microsoft, and Yahoo. His contributions at Twitter include leading efforts to increase the relevance of tweets in Twitter users’ timelines using Artificial Intelligence (AI). AI also helps Twitter in preventing abuse on the social network.

“In his capacity as CTO, he’s focused on scaling a cohesive machine learning and AI approach to our consumer and revenue product and infrastructure teams,” a Twitter spokesman told CNBC.

Twitter also announced this week that it intends to hire a Director of Social Science in an attempt to “increase the collective health, openness, and civility of public conversation” on its platform.

This article was spotted on 91mobiles with little edit by olarsblog staff.