khaskhabar.com : Saturday, April 08, 2023 12:44 PM
New Delhi. Twitter has restricted access to embedding tweets in posts on online publishing platform Substack, leaving thousands of users in limbo. Twitter has restricted the promotion and visibility for tweets with links to Substack posts—a move that hasn’t gone down well with people.
Substack founders Chris Best, Hamish McKenzie and Jairaj Seth said, “We are disappointed that Twitter has chosen to restrict authors’ ability to share their work. Authors deserve the freedom to share links on Substack or elsewhere.” Are.”
“This sudden change is a reminder of why writers deserve a model that keeps them in charge, that rewards great work with money, and that protects a free press and free speech,” he said. “
The Twitter change has become a major problem for Substack writers, who use the Elon Musk-run platform to promote their newsletters.
Judd Legum, author of Popular Information, a politics-focused newsletter, told The Verge that it appears Musk is making decisions based on his own financial interests and petty grievances—even if it hurts Twitter to serve users. make it objectively worse for
He added that if this continues, it would be worth it to continue investing your time in creating content on Twitter.
According to Substack’s founders, “Writers’ livelihoods shouldn’t be tied to platforms where they don’t own the relationships they have with their audiences and where the rules can change.”
Musk is a known critic of the mainstream media and recently labeled NPR’s account a misleading ‘state-affiliated media’.(IANS)
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