Elon Musk has said that he and Apple boss Tim Cook have resolved the “misunderstanding” over Twitter potentially being removed from the app store. On Monday, Mr Musk said Apple had halted most of its advertising on Twitter and accused the company of threatening to cut the social media platform from its apple store.
However, on Wednesday following a meeting with Mr Cook the Twitter boss tweeted: “Tim was clear that Apple never considered doing so.”
The South African born billionaire did not make it clear if advertising was discussed during his meeting with the Apple boss.
It comes as many companies have halted spending on advertising on Twitter amid alarm about Mr Musk’s content moderation plan for the site.
This is a major blow for Twitter which relies on advertising for the majority of its revenue.
Starting the feud on Monday, the Space X owner accused Apple of “censorship”.
The Tesla owner also blasted Apple’s policies including the charge it has for purchases made in its app store.
He said: “Apple has mostly stopped advertising on Twitter.
“Do they hate free speech in America?”
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It comers as Mr Musk was told he faced “huge work ahead” in order to bring Twitter into compliance with new European Union rules on disinformation or potentially face a ban.
EU commissioner Thierry Breton made the remarks during a meeting with Mr Musk on Wednesday clarifying that the social media site would have to address issues such as on content moderation, disinformation and targeted adverts.
Major firms are expected to become compliant with the Digital Services Act next year or face a ban of fines totalling 6 percent of global turnover.