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Jack Dorsey’s Square changes its name to Block

BBC News

December 2, 2021

Days after Jack Dorsey resigned as chief executive of Twitter, his other company is changing its name.

Square, the digital-payments company he owns and runs, will now go under the new corporate name of Block.

In October, the Facebook group adopted Meta as its new corporate name.

And in the same way, individual businesses owned by Block, “building blocks”, as the company put it, such as Square and music-streaming platform Tidal, retain their original names.

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