Elon Musk has claimed that Apple “threatened” to pull Twitter from its iOS app store as he questioned whether the tech company “hates free speech” in a social media post. He also warned that Twitter witnessed a “massive” drop in revenue.
The Tesla CEO blamed activists for pressuring advertisers.
Mr Musk took aim at Apple in a series of tweets yesterday.
In one post, he said: “Apple has also threatened to withhold Twitter from its App Store, but won’t tell us why.”
Mr Musk added: “Do they hate free speech in America?
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“What’s going on here [Apple CEO] Tim Cook?”
His comments come as many companies have halted spending on the social media platform due to Mr Musk’s content moderation plans, according to the BBC.
Cheerios-maker General Mills and German car manufacturer Volkswagen ended paid activities on the social media platform in recent days.
Mr Musk recently revealed Twitter’s verification system will become a paid service.
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