Apple wants to remove Twitter, The richest man, Elon Musk, has said that Apple has threatened to remove social media from its App Store. However, they did not mention the reason. Reuters news.
Musk, the new owner of Twitter, also said that Apple has stopped advertising on the social network. Musk made these allegations in a Twitter post on Monday.
Twitter and Tesla CEO Elon Musk said Monday that Apple is pressuring Twitter to enforce content control rules.
According to the Reuters report:
Apple has not heard anything about Musk’s complaint. But this is not unusual for the company. Because the company regularly enforces its content control policies. Earlier, removed apps like Gab and Parlor from its App Store. App Parlor, popular with conservatives in the United States, was re-introduced to the App Store in 2021 after authorities updated their content control process.
In another Twitter post on Monday, Musk wrote, ‘Apple has almost stopped advertising on Twitter. Do they hate free speech in America?’
Musk later tweeted another tweet, tagging Apple CEO Tim Cook’s Twitter account. Musk wrote there, ‘What is going on here?’
Reuters says that they tried to find out the statement in this regard. However, there was no immediate response.
According to data from Pathmatics, a company that calculates the amount of advertising, Spent $131,600 on Twitter advertising from November 10 to November 16, which is $220,800 less than it spent on advertising from October 16 to October 22.
Apple was the top advertiser on Twitter in the first three months of 2022, according to a Washington Post report on an internal Twitter document. During that time, the company spent $48 million on advertising, which was more than 4 percent of the company’s total revenue at the time.
Reuters contacted Twitter to find out about this. However, there was no immediate response.
Presently 90 percent of Twitter’s revenue comes from advertising.