Twitter owner and CEO Elon Musk said today on Twitter that Apple has threatened to “withhold” Twitter from its App Store, suggesting that Apple is less than happy with the state of content moderation on the social news platform.
Apple’s Phil Schiller, who runs the App Store, has deactivated his verified Twitter account. If Schiller has soured on how Elon Musk is running Twitter, that is potentially very bad news for Musk. Don’t believe me? Then listen to Twitter’s former head of trust and safety, Yoel Roth:
The platform’s news tab had been partially monitored by humans, but Meta wants its social apps to focus on short form video.
Twitter’s advertising capabilities were always fraught, marketers don’t expect to save it now marketers pausing spend on Elon Musk’s Twitter is about as obvious as it gets
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Some major advertisers including Dyson, Mazda, Forbes and PBS Kids have suspended their marketing campaigns or removed their ads from parts of Twitter because their promotions appeared alongside tweets soliciting child pornography, the companies told Reuters. DIRECTV and Thoughtworks also told Reuters late on Wednesday they have paused their advertising on Twitter. Brands ranging from Walt Disney Co, NBCUniversal and Coca-Cola Co to a children's hospital were among more than 30 advertisers that appeared on the profile pages of Twitter accounts peddling links to the exploitative material, according to a Reuters review of accounts identified in new research about child sex abuse online from cybersecurity group Ghost Data.
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Subscriptions and identify verification are just two of the ways social media companies could stem the tide of inflammatory and inaccurate content.