Twitter prohibits customers from selling accounts on Fb, Mastodon By Reuters
© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Elon Musk picture and Twitter brand are seen by magnifier on this illustration taken November 4, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration
(Reuters) -Twitter on Sunday stated that it’ll take away accounts created solely for the aim of selling different social platforms and content material that comprises hyperlinks or usernames.
The transfer would influence content material from social media platforms like Meta Platforms’ Fb (NASDAQ:) and Instagram, together with Mastodon, Fact Social, Tribel, Nostr and Publish whereas permitting cross-content posting, Twitter assist stated in a tweet.
Brief video-platform TikTok, owned by China’s ByteDance Ltd, was not included within the listing.
Final week, Twitter disbanded its Belief and Security Council, a volunteer group fashioned in 2016 to advise the social media platform on web site choices.
The coverage change follows different chaotic actions at Twitter since Elon Musk, who can be the CEO of Tesla (NASDAQ:), purchased the social community. He fired prime administration and laid off about half of its workforce, whereas seesawing on how a lot to cost for Twitter’s subscription service Twitter Blue.
Musk additionally suspended the accounts of a number of journalists over an argument on publishing public knowledge in regards to the billionaire’s aircraft.
Musk reinstated the accounts after criticism from authorities officers, advocacy teams and journalism organizations from a number of elements of the globe on Friday, with some saying the microblogging platform was jeopardizing press freedom.