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What do Apple and Google have to do with Twitter’s woes? Talk to a former manager

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Twitter may not last long now that a large part of its workforce is gone. Many blame the company’s new CEO, Elon Musk, for the social network’s debacle in recent weeks, but some executives will disagree: it’s actually crime, Attribute to Apple and Googleat least partially.

Yoel Roth, former director of Trust and Safety, resigned from twitter In fact, in an interview with the New York Times last week, he talked about the company’s problems and explained that they would mostly be related to the USA. policy For relevant digital app marketplaces by Apple and Google.

Especially, according to Roth, Musk’s goal is, Turn Twitter into a new platform based on free speech and protecting freedom of expression of any kind (including the most controversial) can never be achieved without the opposition of Apple and Google. It will depend policy respective App Stores that do not allow unsupervised publishing of social content and where any content is accepted and published.

Indeed, Roth explains it”That’s why I chose to leave the company. Twitter policies defined by unilateral edicts [di Apple e Google] therefore, it requires us to pay little attention to functions devoted to the security and development of our users, as these guidelines force us to act in certain ways.”.

The problem here lies entirely in the control of Twitter content: Apple and Google set limits strict temperance standards For social networks that want to publish on the App Store and Play Store, and the “revision” that Musk will want to make on his own platform may not meet these standards. For this, according to Roth “Twitter will have to balance its new owner’s goals with the practical realities of life on the Internet at Apple and Google: it won’t be an easy thing for employees who decide to stay.”.

Source: Every Eye

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