Musk says Apple stopped Twitter ads, threatens to 'withhold' it from app store


Elon Musk said in a stream of tweets Monday that Apple has "mostly" stopped advertising on Twitter and threatened to "withhold" the social media platform from the app store.

"Do they hate free speech in America?" Musk tweeted.

The business magnate also tagged Apple CEO Tim Cook in the thread saying, "what's going on here."

Musk didn't stop there, either. Shortly after, Musk posted a Twitter poll asking if Apple should publish all censorship actions it has taken that affect its customers. Within an hour of posting the poll, it received over 500,000 responses.

After that, Musk tweeted again, telling his followers that Apple has "threatened to withhold Twitter from its App Store" for an unknown reason.

Representatives for Apple and Twitter have not immediately responded to FOX Business' request for comment.

It's the latest headwind for Twitter since Musk took ownership of the social media company for a hefty $44 billion last month.

After taking the reins, Musk fired its top executives, including former CEO Parag Agrawal, and roughly half its workforce. He also immediately announced plans to change Twitter's blue check verification system.... (Read more)

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