Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey's mother, Marcia, does not like his beard, and she is not afraid to speak truth to power:
"Jack Dorsey's beard is trending". Comment on @CNBC— Marcia Dorsey (@marciadorsey) June 12, 2015
FYI... Not a fan of the beard. @jack has a great face. Like to see it.— Marcia Dorsey (@marciadorsey) June 12, 2015
The "lush corporate beard" (as Mashable phrased it) appeared on CNBC this morning:
It sat next to Dick Costolo, who is stepping down as CEO of Twitter:
BREAKING: JACK DORSEY’S BEARD pic.twitter.com/Quv8nVG9PZ— Nicholas Carlson (@nichcarlson) June 12, 2015
The beard now, of course, has its own parody account (@DorseysBeard). Business Insider reports that Dorsey shot back at questions over his appearance: "People shouldn’t be measured by what they look like."
We agree, Jack. Now go tell your mother that!