Elon Musk There are some issues with Apple its CEO, Tim Cook—and as Twitter’s new owner, Musk Twitter is awash with information about it.
Monday Musk said That Apple It has “mostly stopped” Advertisement Twitter. He said: “Do they hate free speech in America?” He added, “What’s going on here @tim_cook?”
If you do not know what to do, Musk This is the truth. Apple Advertisement has been discontinued Twitter, it’d be a huge blow to the platform’s revenue. And it’d be one more major advertiser to leave the service after Musk’s recent acquisition—following others like Volkswagen, Pfizer, and Chipotle.
This month, Musk Recognized the problem tweeting That “Twitter has had a massive drop in revenue,” Blaming activist groups for allegedly influencing advertisers.
“Nothing has changed with content moderation and we did everything we could to appease the activists,” Musk wrote. He continued: “Extremely messed up! They’re trying to destroy free speech in America.”
In the first quarter of This year Apple Top advertiser Twitter—spending $48 million on ads—according to The Washington PostThis document was compiled from Twitter’s internal data. This accounted for over 4% of Twitter’s overall revenue for that quarter.
Musk Also claimed That Apple It has “threatened to withhold” Twitter’s app from Apple’s App Store, “but won’t explain why.” He didn’t provide more details about any ban.
Apple Did not respond immediately The Sunday Review’s Request for Comment
However, Apple’s App Store head, Phil Schiller, deactivated his personal Twitter Take this month into consideration
Monday Musk Also, he asked his 120 million followers about Apple’s “secret” tax.
“Did you know Apple puts a secret 30% tax on everything you buy through their App Store?” He wroteThe cut is referred to as. Apple Takes on subscriptions and other purchases through iOS apps
It’s not the first time Musk Has been criticized Apple For its 30% cut. This was before you bought. TwitterHe tweeted: “Apple’s store is like having a 30% tax on the Internet. Definitely not ok,” and that it’s “literally 10 times higher than it should be.”
But still, Musk It seems like he is enjoying the fight. posting a meme Two roads, one paying 30% and one going to war. A car driving in the opposite direction. of war that he’s titled “Elon.”
Another tech mogul complained previously Apple’s 30% commission—Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg. He was a recipient of the 30% commission in 2012. said The 30% Apple It takes effort “harder” Creators can make money by creating work.
Fidji Simo was then the head of this blog. of Facebook’s app wrote: “We hope Apple will consider permanently changing its requirement for apps to use its payment processing platform as well as reduce the associated 30% tax. Such a high tax places a disproportionate and unnecessary financial burden on small businesses, particularly those that rely on other platforms, such as Facebook, to connect with their audience because they lack the resources to develop their own app.”
Zuckerberg has had disagreements with Cook in the past. Last year Apple A privacy feature was released that required users to opt in to letting apps such as Instagram or Facebook track them on other apps. It was a huge blow to Facebook’s online ad business, which partly depended on the data to gauge its users’ interests.
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