December 1, 2022

EU Threating Twitter Ban over Content Moderation Issues

Besides death and taxes, another thing certain in life is if the EU comes after your company it is going to hurt. This is something Google, Apple and HP know all too well. A European regulator today reportedly threatened Elon Musk with a continent-wide ban on Twitter if the company fails to enforce content moderation rules required by the Digital Services Act. Also today, Twitter claimed it hasn’t changed any policies—even though it stopped enforcing rules against COVID misinformation. A very literal interpretation of Twitter’s “none of our policies have changed” claim might say it’s technically accurate—instead of rewriting the COVID…

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Twitter to remain on App Store

Seems Twitter’s Elon Musk’s and Apple’s Tim Cook have resolved their ‘misunderstanding’. Musk has been assured that Apple Inc. 145,43 +1,14 +0,79% will not remove Twitter from the App Store. Elon Musk said he had a “good conversation” with Apple chief executive Tim Cook and “resolved the misunderstanding” about his claim that Twitter could be removed from the App Store, just days after the world’s richest man unleashed a tirade against the most valuable tech company. In a tweet on Wednesday, Musk said that “Tim was clear that Apple never considered” potentially removing Twitter from the App Store, describing it…

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Twitter: None of our Policies Have Changed

Chief Twit is sounding more like a politician everyday. First he is claiming Apple is going to remove Twitter from the App Store and won’t tell him why. Now he can not understand why more and more advertisers are leaving Twitter. Twitter is right now facing a massive decline in ad revenue as major advertisers have halted spending amid concerns over policy changes instituted by Musk. In the blog post, though, Twitter says that “brand safety is only possible when human safety is the top priority” and that “none of our policies have changed.” Bullshit! Just Monday it was discovered Twitter secretly…

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