© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Elon Musk, Chief Government Officer of SpaceX and Tesla and proprietor of Twitter, gestures as he attends the Viva Expertise convention devoted to innovation and startups on the Porte de Versailles exhibition centre in Paris, France, June 16, 202
(Reuters) -Twitter is limiting what number of tweets per day numerous accounts can learn, to discourage “excessive ranges” of information scraping and system manipulation, Government Chair Elon Musk stated in a submit on the social media platform on Saturday.
Verified accounts have been initially restricted to studying 6,000 posts a day, Musk stated, including that unverified accounts can be restricted to 600 posts a day with new unverified accounts restricted to 300.
The non permanent studying limitation was later elevated to 10,000 posts per day for verified customers, 1,000 posts per day for unverified and 500 posts per day for brand spanking new unverified customers, Musk stated in a separate submit with out offering additional particulars.
Beforehand, Twitter had introduced it is going to require customers to have an account on the social media platform to view tweets, a transfer that Musk on Friday referred to as a “non permanent emergency measure.”
Musk had stated that tons of of organizations or extra have been scraping Twitter information “extraordinarily aggressively”, impacting consumer expertise.
Musk had earlier expressed displeasure with synthetic intelligence companies like OpenAI, the proprietor of ChatGPT, for utilizing Twitter’s information to coach their massive language fashions.
Twitter was down for 1000’s of customers on Saturday morning, in keeping with outage monitoring web site Downdetector.com.
Practically 7,500 customers throughout the social media platform reported points with accessing the app through the peak of the outage at round 11:17 AM ET.
The social media platform had beforehand taken plenty of steps to win again advertisers who left Twitter underneath Musk’s possession and to spice up subscription income by making verification examine marks part of the Twitter Blue program.